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Three Service Chiefs visit BrahMos pavilion at Aero India 2015

BrahMos Aerospace (February 18, 2015)                                                                           Print This News

BENGALURU: The Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee & Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chief of Army Staff Gen. Dalbir Singh and Chief of Naval Staff Adm. R K Dhowan visited the BrahMos Aerospace pavilion on the opening day of Aero India 2015 in Bengaluru Wednesday.

Shri Sudhir Mishra, CEO and MD, BrahMos Aerospace, briefed the IAF Chief, the Army Chief and the Navy Chief respectively about the BRAHMOS weapon system and the milestone achievements made by the India-Russia Joint Venture programme.

BrahMos Aerospace is exhibiting BRAHMOS air-launched version besides the land-attack and anti-ship variants of the world-class supersonic cruise missile system at the international aero show.

The mobile land-based configuration of BRAHMOS has achieved several advancements over the years in the form of Block I, Block II and Block III variants with each having its own distinct potentiality to hit and destroy enemy target.

Similarly, the naval version of BRAHMOS has witnessed successive successful test firings from Indian Navy warships, the most recent being the one fired from the Navy's newest stealth destroyer INS Kolkata on Feb. 14, 2015.

While the land and naval variants of BRAHMOS have been inducted in the Army and Navy, the air-launched version of the formidable missile is being readied for flight trial from the IAF's Su-30 strike fighter this year.

Successful launches of the missile from various platforms are also being showcased in a video display at the air show.

Other major futuristic technological advancements the company is highlighting during the aero show are the BRAHMOS-NG missile and BRAHMOS II - the advanced hypersonic version of BRAHMOS.

  • "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