Cruise Missile in Anti-Ship mode was successfully test fired Dec 1 at 0900 hrs
against a decommissioned Ship. The test firing was carried out by Indian Navy.
The missile performed highly complex manoeuvres and hit Bull’s eye of the
BrahMos jointly developed by DRDO and NPOM of Russia
BrahMos is the
supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by DRDO and NPOM of Russia as a
Brahmos Aerospace joint venture, which became Brahmos Aerospace Private
Limited. The missile has established itself as a major force multiplier in
modern-day complex battlefields with its impeccable anti-ship and land-attack
capabilities with multi-role and multi-platform abilities and has been deployed
in all the three wings of the Indian Armed Forces.
The first launch of Brahmos took place in 2001
The first launch
of Brahmos took place in 2001 and till date numerous launches have taken place
from various ships, Mobile Autonomous Launchers and Su-30 MKI aircraft, making
it a versatile weapon.
DDR&D & Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy congratulated Indian Navy for
the successful test.