India test-fires ‘advanced’ supersonic cruise missile | The Express Tribune


NEW DELHI:

India has test-fired a naval variant of the supersonic cruise missile, the state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said on Tuesday.

“Advanced sea to sea variant of BrahMos Supersonic Cruise missile was tested from INS Visakhapatnam (destroyer) today. The missile hit the designated target ship precisely,” the DRDO said on Twitter.

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The Indian navy termed the test-firing of the “extended-range” BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from INS Visakhapatnam, the country’s newest indigenously-built guided-missile destroyer a “twin achievement.”

Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that the launch of the missile reconfirmed the robustness of the Indian navy’s “mission readiness.”

The missile was developed as part of a joint venture signed in 1998 between DRDO and the Russian NPO Mashinostroyeniya.

 




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