DRDO Successfully Tests Land-Attack Version Of BrahMos Supersonic Missile From Odisha’s Chandipur

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 September 2019, 04:27 PM
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. (ANI/Twitter)
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. (ANI/Twitter)

India on Monday successfully test fired a land-attack version of Brahmos supersonic missile from Chandipur coast in Odisha's Balasore district. The test met all flight parameters, said a source in the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile, with a strike range of 290km, can be fired from land as well as sea-based platforms, he said.

On March 11, 2017 the first extended version of the missile, which had strike range of 450 km, was successfully tested, the source added. BrahMos is a joint venture between the DRDO and the NPOM of Russia.

First Published: Monday, September 30, 2019 04:13 PM
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