BrahMos: India successfully test fires supersonic cruise missile

During the test firing, the functional performance and structural integrity have been demonstrated.

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New Delhi: The supersonic cruise missile, BrahMos air launched version was test fired successfully from the fighter jet Sukhoi 30 MK-I off the Chandipur coast, Odisha from Integrated Test Range on Wednesday.

As per the mission, the launched missile which was following the pre-planned trajectory completed all the objectives, the Ministry of Defence press release stated on Wednesday.

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Air Force, BrahMos and industry on successfully test firing was praised by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

As per the Ministry of Defence, the missile launch was a great milestone in BrahMos development as it constructs the air-based BrahMos missiles in the nation. The metallic and non-metallic airframes sections incorporate Ramjet fuel tank and pneumatic fuel.

During the test firing, the functional performance and structural integrity have been demonstrated.

The last flight-tested of the air-based BrahMos was in July 2021.

Brahmos is a Joint Venture between India’s DRDO and Russia’s NPOM for its proficient development, marketing and production of the supersonic cruise missile. The missile system is a potent offensive weapon that is already being used by the Indian Armed Forces.

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