Time has come to market Brahmos: IndiaThe Financial Express (March 18, 2006) Print This News
New Delhi: President A P J Abdul Kalam today said the time had come for marketing of Brahmos cruise missile, jointly produced by India and Russia.
Kalam conveyed this to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov when the latter called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
During the 40-minute meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral issues in various fields and the President observed that the time had come for making joint efforts to market Brahmos missile, Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesman S M Khan said after the meeting.
Kalam, during his visit to Russia, had visited the NPOM facility outside Moscow in Reutovo. NPOM is the Russian partner in a joint venture with DRDO which was set up in 1999.
This was Kalam's fourth visit to NPOM which had designed the world's first nuclear cruise missile for the erstwhile Soviet Navy.
Brahmos missile's successful trials have been completed and its serial production has begun.