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Indian Army Chief visits BrahMos pavilion during Defexpo 2016

Brahmand , (March 28, 2016)

QUEPEM, GOA: Indian Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Monday visited the BrahMos Aerospace pavilion on the opening day of Defexpo 2016 being held in Goa.

Shri Sudhir Mishra, CEO & MD of BrahMos, briefed Gen. Singh about the BRAHMOS weapon system and its recent successful achievements and progress.

The Indian Army has deployed the land-attack variant of BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile system since 2007. It is indeed the only Army in the world in possession of such a powerful weapon.

The multi-platform, multi-target, multi-mission missile, during two successive test firings conducted on May 8 and May 9, 2015, succcessfully validated its capability as a high-precision weapon having the prowess to knock down the enemy target in "top attack mode".

Another successful test firing of the missile was carried out in November 2015 in Pokhran.

BrahMos Aerospace is displaying the land, naval, and airborne configurations of BRAHMOS at Defexpo India.

Also on display are the futuristic variants of the powerful missile system which include the BRAHMOS-NG (Next Generation), and the hypersonic BRAHMOS-II (K).

  • "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