India on Tuesday test-fired a land assault version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, information company ANI reported quoting sources. “India today test-fired a land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The target of the missile was on another island there. More details awaited,” reported ANI.
“The supersonic missile was cruise missile was testfired at 10 AM today and it successfully hit its target. The test was conducted by the Indian Army which has many regiments of the DRDO-developed Missile system. The strike range of BrahMos missile has now been enhanced to over 400 km,” it additional reported quoting sources.
This growth comes amid stories India will perform “multiple live tests” of the supersonic missile this week amid ongoing tensions throughout each the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and Line of Control (LoC) with China and Pakistan respectively. In truth, as of final month, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) had test-fired not less than 10 missiles in simply 35 days. One of these was BrahMos itself, which was test-fired from INS Chennai on October 18.
BrahMos Aerospace is a three way partnership between the DRDO and Russia’s NPO Mashinostroyeniya and was established on February 12,1998.