BrahMos Cruise Missile For PAK FA 5th-generation Jet, Submarines

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BrahMos Cruise Missile For PAK FA 5th-generation Jet, Submarines
Brahmos Cruise Missile

Russia has planned to mount BrahMos light cruise missile in submarines’ torpedo launchers as well as to fifth-generation T-50 PAK FA (Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) fighter jet.

"We are working on the missile’s light version. It should fit the size of a torpedo tube and be almost 1.5 times smaller by its weight.” CEO and General Designer of the Machine-Building R&D Consortium Alexander Leonov said on Friday.

It will be possible to mount our airborne missile on a wide range of aircraft. Of course, we’ll be developing it, first of all, for the fifth-generation plane but, possibly, it will be mounted on the MiG-35 fighter, although we have not carried out such developments, he was quoted as saying by TASS Friday.

The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is the product of Russia’s Machine-Building Research and Development Consortium and India’s Defense Research and Development Organization, which set up BrahMos Aerospace joint venture in 1998.

The missile has a range of 290 km and carries a warhead weighing from 200 to 300 kg. 

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