BrahMos Missile with extended range Successfully Flight Tested
BrahMos surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile featuring indigenous Booster and Airframe Section along with many other ‘Made in India’ sub-systems was successfully flight tested to an extended range from ITR, Balasore in Odisha. It is a major step in enhancing the indigenous content.The missile is capable of hitting targets at more than 400-km range.
The BrahMos Land-Attack Cruise Missile (LACM) was cruising at a top speed of Mach 2.8. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated all the personnel of DRDO and team BrahMos for the spectacular mission. Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DD R&D and Chairman DRDO congratulated the scientific community and industry for this feat.
This successful launch has paved the way for the serial production of the indigenous booster and other indigenous components of the powerful BrahMos Weapon System realising Atmanirbhar Bharat pledge.