Brahmos Aerospace officially revealed today that the flight trail of air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Indian Air Force’s Su-30MKI strike fighter will happen very soon.
The air version of the supersonic missile is being readied and a trail from Su-30MKI will happen soon, the company said.
BrahMos announced that an advanced land to land version (BrahMos Block – III) of attack missile was successfully test fired from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher (MAL) for its full-range of 290-kms today.
The flight was witnessed by Additional Director General Artillery along with many senior officers from the Indian Navy & Indian Air Force.
Meeting all flight parameters including high level maneuvers, the missile successfully hit the designated land-based target with desired accuracy, officials confirmed.
Today’s launch was the 47th test-firing of BrahMos, with the missile achieving unmatched precise hit.
“Today BrahMos LACM has been tested in the Eastern Sector. The test has once again established our missile as an incredibly lethal weapon with pin-point accuracy to take on enemy targets anywhere, I congratulate the Indian Army on this successful launch”, Sudhir Mishra, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace said.
BRAHMOS has been jointly developed by India and Russia. The multi-mission missile, having a range of 290-km and flying at a speed of Mach 2.8, is capable of being launched from land, sea, sub-sea and air against sea and land targets.