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Reliability, consistency and accuracy reassured in latest BRAHMOS test firing

Brahmand , (May 27, 2016)

NEW DELHI: An advanced version of BRAHMOS land-attack supersonic cruise missile system has been successfully test fired today on the 27th of May 2016 at 1200 hrs in the Western Sector by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

The unique BRAHMOS weapon system on numerous occasions has established its supremacy in the World of supersonic cruise missiles.

The flight conducted today in one of the firing ranges in the Western Sector met its mission parameters in a copybook manner. Meeting all flight parameters, the formidable weapon successfully hit and annihilated the designated target, officials confirmed.

"I congratulate the Indian Air Force for successfully accomplishing such a complex mission. BRAHMOS has proved its mettle once again as the best supersonic cruise missile system in the world," Shri Sudhir Mishra, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace, said.

DRDO Chief Dr S Christopher also congratulated the Indian Air Force, BrahMos team & DRDO scientists involved in today's successful mission.

The weapon's accuracy in mountain warfare mode was recently re-established in a campaign conducted by the Indian Army in the Eastern Sector last year and repeated last month.

This formidable missile system has empowered all three wings of the Indian armed forces with impeccable anti-ship & land attack capability.

This model of JV has yielded results in shortest possible time and has been well recognised by the Indian as well as armed forces of many countries who are interested in acquiring this weapon complex.

  • "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