India, Russia to develop aircraft version of BrahMos missileOutlook India (December 16, 2005) Print This News
Bangalore: India and Russia have pumped in USD 50 million to develop an aircraft version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, according to a top official of the joint venture.
Development for the aircraft version is a new (initiative) ... Which was not originally contemplated. Towards that we have added USD 50 million in the company as investment from both India and Russia. CEO and MD of BrahMos Aerospace A Sivathanu Pillai told PTI here today.
Pillai said the Indian Air Force(IAF) would integrate the missile with Sukhoi-30 fighters.
We have now completed the feasibility study for integrating the BrahMos with Sukhoi-30 for Air Force. They have accepted the report and now we are in the process of making certain changes in the missile which will suit its integration with the Sukhoi... And 2007 is the target date for flying in the aircraft, he said.