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India test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The test firing of the missile was carried out by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) off the coast of Balasore in Odisha.

Published: 30th September 2020 05:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th September 2020 05:52 PM   |  A+A-

BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile

BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile (Photo | Rajnath Singh Twitter)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday successfully test fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos having a range of around 400 km, officials said.

The BrahMos cruise missile travels at a speed of Mach 2.8, nearly three times that of sound.

The test firing of the missile was carried out by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) off the coast of Balasore in Odisha, the officials said.

BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian joint venture, produces the supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or from land platforms.



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