Four countries negotiating purchase of Russian-Indian BRAHMOS missilesSputnik , (March 28, 2016) Tweet
GOA: Four nations are negotiating the purchase of the supersonic BRAHMOS cruise missiles, the head of Russian-Indian BrahMos Aerospace enterprise, Sudhir Mishra, said Monday.
BRAHMOS is a short-range supersonic missile, which has been used by the Indian Navy since 2005. The missile has a range of 180 miles and can carry a conventional warhead of up to 660 pounds.
"Defence export is a very sensitive subject, we cannot say much without permission of our governments. However, I can say that currently consultations are being held with four foreign countries," Mishra told RIA Novosti during the Defexpo India 2016.
He did not specify which nations are interested in buying the missiles.
Manufacturer of the missile, BrahMos Aerospace was formed by India's DefenCe Research and Development Organization and Russia's NPO Mashinostroyenia. It produces weapons systems using Russian and Indian technology.