Towards the process of attaining the hypersonic speed, India successfully tested Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) in September by integrating scramjet engine technology.
Confirming the success, the Indian Air Force said, "The launch from the aircraft was as planned and the missile achieved a direct hit on the designated target in the Bay of Bengal"
The celebrations concluded with Maha Samprokshana and Dhwaja Avarohana ceremonies.
The project was conceived to enhance the IAF's capability to strike from large stand-off ranges on any target on sea or land.
BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian joint venture, produces supersonic cruise missiles that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or land platforms.
On Friday, the Indian government said it accidentally fired a missile two days back that landed in Pakistan and that the 'deeply regrettable' incident was caused by a technical malfunction.
Defence sources said the missile destroyed the target, a decommissioned ship, with high accuracy after performing extremely complex manoeuvres.
Praising Jai Devi, the BJP candidate from Malihabad seat, and her husband Union Minister Kaushal Kishor, the Minister said Lucknow will see manufacture of big guns ("goli nahi gola")now.
It is the character of BJP that we do what we say. We had said that Article 370 will be abolished, and when we got a majority in Parliament, it was done, he said.
Jaishankar's three-day visit to the Philippines comes over 2 weeks after the key Southeast Asian country signed a USD 375 million deal with India to buy three batteries of the BrahMos cruise missile.
India and the Philippines had earlier signed the $375 million Brahmos deal on January 28th
The visit comes at a time when India signed a deal worth USD 375 million to supply 290 km strike range BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to the Philippines.
The Brahmos deal is one of the first military export by India involving the Indo-Russian Brahmos missiles and launchers to the Philippines Navy.
The BAPL, an India-Russian joint venture, produces the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or from land platforms.
The Philippines had approved a $374.96 million (Rs 2700 crores) contract for the purchase of a shore-based anti-ship missile system from India.
With new the added technologies, including the control system, the missile was test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) launch pad-III at Chandipur.
India has been in talks with Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand and few other nations that have shown interest in the system.
The extended-range version of BrahMos was developed after India's full membership of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), which removed caps on the range of the cruise missile
The defence minister laid the foundation stone of the Defence Technologies and Test Centre and the BrahMos Manufacturing Centre.
Defence sources said BrahMos, an Indo-Russian joint venture, was test fired from Sukhoi 30 MK-I aircraft at around 10.30 am paving the way for its serial production.