BrahMos is not only a successful Joint Venture but also a model for cooperation which has immense political value for our two countries: Mr. Dmitry Rogozin (July 17, 2012)                                                                           Print This News

NEW DELHI: Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Dmitry Rogozin with a high level defence delegation visited BrahMos Aerospace Headquarters today on the 17th of July 2012.

He was shown the BRAHMOS Mobile Autonomous Launcher with explanation of the full weapon complex by Dr. A. Sivathanu Pillai, CEO & MD BrahMos Aerospace.

During the visit the minister was briefed on the achievements and progress the JV has made in the recent years including a futuristic vision plan -2050 for developing newer technologies to remain a market leader in its field.

Mr. Rogozin on completion of his visit remarked "I am delighted to see the enthusiasm of Indian and Russian specialists who have made the project BrahMos a success. I believe in its bright future as I believe in the future of friendship between our two nations."

Earlier addressing young scientists of BrahMos Aerospace he said "Latest technologies can be shared with close friends only, which has been seen in our cooperation in BrahMos, both India and Russia are great countries and working together we can do wonders. I wish you all the best and success in the development of futuristic technologies for both our nations."

During the visit Dr. Pillai highlighted the importance of the Joint Venture product getting into the Naval fleet of Russia and undertaking of faster developments of new products including hypersonic BRAHMOS to maintain technological edge over other countries and maintain its 'First in the World' status.

The Minister was accompanied by the Ambassador of Russian Federation to India Mr. Alexander Kadakin, Head of Federal Services for Military Technical Cooperation Mr. Fomin Alexander, Head of Military Industrial Consortium NPOM Dr.Alexander Leonov, Head of Tactical Missile Armament Cooperation Mr. Obnocov Boris, Head of United Aircraft Cooperation Mr. Pogosyn Mikhail, Head of Rosoboronexport Mr. Isykin Anatoli and other high profile members.

  • "Time has come for BrahMos Aerospace to work on Mark-II version of BRAHMOS so that we will still be the market leader in hypersonic cruise missiles." - Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

  • "The traditional partnership between India & Russia has been tested by the time and time and it is the most important stabilizing factor, not only for the asian region, but for the whole world" - Vladimir Putin

  • "Make in India' should not be limited to production & manufacturing only, it should also involve generation of engineering knowledge in the country." - Mr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra

  • "BrahMos is not only a successful Joint Venture but also a model for cooperation which has immense political value for our two countries" - Mr. Dmitry Rogozin

  • "BrahMos JV is a unique venture which has given substantial guidelines in defence design inputs, engineering inputs, production related culture and ultimately in pushing the technology base forward" - Dr. V G Sekaran

  • "BrahMos JV is most suitable model, which has withstood the test of time and is recommended to be followed for realization of all high end products with our country." - Dr. V K Saraswat

  • "BrahMos is the most successful missile company of the nation and it is this unique blend of young and experienced team members motivated with innovation and utmost dedication that has contibuted to the success of the missile system" - Dr. Avinash Chander