BrahMos test-fired

The Tribune (December 01, 2005)                                                                           Print This News

Balasore: The supersonic cruise missile Brahmos was flight-tested today from the integrated test range (ITR) at Chandipur, about 15 km from here. The test firing of the missile took place at 11.02 IST. The flight trial has met the mission objectives, a defence source said. Today's version of the Brahmos had been designed for Army use, the sources said. The missile has a striking range of 290 km and weighs about three tonnes. It is about eight metre long and can carry a conventional warhead weighing 200 to 300 kg.

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  • "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

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  • "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