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India's DRDO Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile 'BrahMos' From Odisha



India's DRDO Test Fires Supersonic Cruise Missile 'BrahMos' From Odisha: Details, Features, Capability, Range

 India's DRDO successfully test fired the anti-ship version of supersonic cruise missile 'BrahMos' on 5th June 2019. It was test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha.

The anti-ship version of supersonic cruise missile 'BrahMos' was launched around noon from the launch complex-3 of the ITR, Defence Research and Development (DRDO) sources said.

The BrahMos missile is regarded as the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile with a high rate of precision and accuracy, BrahMos can be fired from the land, sea, and air.

The BrahMos missile, with a strike range of around 290 km, is a strategic asset for India as it would act as a deterrence against any possible threats from China and Pakistan.

The BrahMos missile is manufactured at BrahMos Aerospace Limited which is a joint venture between India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Russia’s NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM).

The BrahMos missile has been operationalized in Indian Army, Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Navy.


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