Balasore: The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile featuring Indian propulsion system, airframe, power supply and other major indigenous components, was successfully test-fired at 10.20 AM today from ITR, Chandipur in Odisha.
The supersonic missile was successfully test-fired for its full range of 290-km during the launch jointly conducted by DRDO and BrahMos Aerospace.
@DRDO_India successfully conducted test fire of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile featuring Indian propulsion system, airframe, power supply and other major indigenous components from ITR, Chandipur in Odisha, today. pic.twitter.com/cIkjBvEL4E
— A. Bharat Bhushan Babu (@SpokespersonMoD) September 30, 2019
With this successful mission, the indigenous content in the formidable weapon has reached a high value, thus bolstering India’s defence indigenisation and the flagship ‘Make in India’ programme.
Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh congratulated team DRDO, BrahMos and Industries for today’s successful mission.
A joint venture of India and Russia, the world-class BrahMos has already been inducted in the Army and Navy while the process is on for an early induction in the Air Force.