Indian Army has test-fired Brahmos Block- III missile from a mobile autonomous launcher (MAL) in Andaman & Nicobar Islands Tuesday.
The launch of the Brahmos Block-III missile demonstrated the weapon’s lethality of hitting the centre of a designated target with “bull’s eye” precision, a senior Army officer was quoted as saying by India Tv today.
The Brahmo Block-III, the supersonic cruise missile hit the land-based target with desired precision in a “top attack configuration”, meeting all flight parameters in a copybook manner.
The launch involved high level and complex manoeuvering by the missile. The test-fire conducted on Tuesday was the fourth successive launch of the Block -III version of BRAHMOS LACM.
The first test-fire of the advanced supersonic cruise missile Brahmos was conducted on April 22 by Indian Navy.
The Brahmos missile is developed by a joint-venture between Russia’s Mashinostroyenia and India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
The cruise missile is based on the Russian P-800 Oniks cruise missile and other similar sea-skimming Russian cruise missile technology.
After India became a member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in 2016, India and Russia jointly planned to develop a new generation of Brahmos missiles with 600 km-plus range and an ability to hit protected targets with pinpoint accuracy.
Russias Severnoye Design Bureau is ready to integrate the BrahMos strike missile system into the armament set of Project 11356M frigates for the Indian Navy. The step for integration follows once they are ordered by India,
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and BrahMos Aerospace today successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a test range along the Odisha coast. According to the company press release, the cruise missile which is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg, precisely hit enemy targets at much higher range than the current range of 290 km, with supersonic speed of 2
Indian navy has fired Brahmos surface to surface missile from INS Chennai Kolkata class destroyer during the on-going Annual Theatre level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) held since January 24 2017. TROPEX witnessed a host of exercises including Gunnery shoots, Surface to Air missile engagements, Brahmos firing and operations of the combined Fleet in a complex multi threat environment including sub surface and air threats, the defense ministry announced in a statement Monday
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 missiles light version
Brahmos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian missile manufacturer and India's Godrej Aerospace plan to announce a strategic partnership. The two companies have scheduled a media event tomorrow to announce the partnership
The High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) of Indias state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will conduct a mechanical vibration test of a solid proponent booster for the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile sometime in December. "A solid propellant booster, which is an important component of the BrahMos, is in its final stages of development
The Indian Air Force has successfully flight-tested BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile from its frontline fighter aircraft, Su-30MKI against a sea based target in the Bay of Bengal. The missile was gravity dropped from the Su-30 from fuselage, and the two stage missiles engine fired up and straightway propelled towards the intended target at the sea in Bay of Bengal, Indian Ministry of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
India's air force version of BrahMos cruise missile is all set to perform its maiden flight from Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft on Wednesday. Defence sources told Indian Express that the aircraft will take off from an air force base by noon in West Bengal and fire the missile against a target over the Bay of Bengal
The Indian Air Force will start receiving BrahMos air-launched cruise missiles for about 50 Su-30MKI starting January next year. "The Indian Air Force has signed a contract on the delivery of air-launched BrahMos cruise missiles from January 2018
Final preparations for test firing of the Brahmos Cruise Missile from the belly of a Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft are being made for possible launch in late November. "Some 20-30 hours of flying with the 2
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