A naval version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired by the Indian Navy within the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday as half of a sequence of trials being carried out by the three providers, official sources mentioned.
An identical check firing of the missile was performed by the Indian Navy within the Arabian sea six weeks again.
BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian three way partnership, produces the supersonic cruise missile that may be launched from submarines, ships, plane, or from land platforms.
The sources mentioned the test-firing of the missile on Tuesday was “successful”.
On November 24, the Indian Army had “successfully” test-fired the surface-to-surface BrahMos missile that flies at a velocity of 2.8 Mach or virtually thrice the velocity of sound.
The vary of the brand new land assault version of the missile has been prolonged to 400 km from the unique 290 km.
India has already deployed a sizeable quantity of the unique BrahMos missiles and different key property in a number of strategic areas alongside the Line of Actual Control with China in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh.
In the final two-and-half months, India has test-fired a quantity of missiles together with an anti-radiation missile named Rudram-1 which is deliberate to be inducted into service by 2022.
The Indian Air Force on October 30 test-fired the air launched version of the weapon from a Sukhoi fighter plane within the Bay of Bengal.
The IAF can be integrating the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile on over 40 Sukhoi fighter jets which is geared toward bolstering total fight functionality of the drive.