Godrej & Boyce has received a fresh order to supply airframe fuel management systems for the BrahMos Air-Launched Cruise Missile after it handed over the 100th set of airframe assemblies to BrahMos Aerospace (BAPL), the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The BrahMos missile is a stealth universal supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from ships, submarines, aircraft and land based platforms. It can be used for precision strike to destroy targets on land and sea.
“We currently produce two a month, we plan to ramp it up to four in some time,” said Jamshyd Godrej, chairman of Godrej & Boyce
Godrej Aerospace has been associated with BrahMos programme since its inception in 2001. Godrej is a contributor manufacturing most of the metallic sub systems in the BrahMos missile. Besides the main airframe, Godrej supplies control surfaces and nose cap. Godrej also supplies the Mobile Autonomous Launchers, Missile Replenishing Vehicles for the land launched versions.