Date: Thursday, 23-November-2017, 11:35 AM | Message # 1
With the successful test of the air launched version of India's BrahMos missile, the Indian Air Force will now have the ability to strike hostile warships and ground targets more than 400 kilometres away with precision accuracy and within minutes of being ordered to strike.
Brahmos Missile Successfully Test Fires From Sukhoi Jet
India has successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile for the first time from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet. The Brahmos Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) was tested on a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal.
India tests air variant of BrahMos missile test fired from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet
India on Wednesday successfully test fired the air variant of BrahMos missile from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet to hit a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal. BrahMos, the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile with a multi-platform, multi-mission role, is now capable of being launched from land, sea and air, completing the tactical cruise missile triad for India. BrahMos is a joint venture between the Defence Research and Development Organisation of India and NPOM of Russia."BrahMos created history on November 22 after it was successfully flight-tested for the first time from the Indian Air Force (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal," an official statement said.