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BrahMos missile

BrahMos is a medium-range supersonic cruise missile designed, developed and produced by BrahMos Aerospace, a joint venture company set up by India’s DRDO and Russia’s Mashinostroyenia. It can be launched from submarines, ships, planes or land-based platforms. The name Brahmos represents “the fury” of India’s Brahmaputra River and “the grace” of River Moskva in Russia. ..

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Surface to Surface BrahMos Missile

On 23rd March 2022, the surface-to-surface BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Overview: The test-firing of this missile was witnessed by VR Chaudhari, India’s Air Chief Marshal along with other defence officials. The missile that was test-fired hit its target ..

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First BrahMos Export Order

India and Philippines are expected to sign a $374.9 million deal in last week of January 2022, for ‘BrahMos shore-based supersonic cruise missile systems’ supply. Key Facts This deal will be signed as part of Philippines’ plan to strengthen its defence amid territorial conflict with China. The deal would involve an unspecified number of missiles ..

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Test Fire of Brahmos Advanced Variant

On January 11, 2022, the Defence Research Development Organization test fired the Brahmos Advanced Variant. It is a sea – to – sea variant of the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. It was tested from INS Vishakhapatnam. About the Test Fire This is a step of India becoming self-reliant. Also, the test confirmed the readiness of ..

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Inauguration of Brahmos Missile Manufacturing Unit

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Brahmos Aerospace Cruise Missile Manufacturing Unit in Lucknow, on December 26, 2021. Highlights On the occasion, defence minister reiterated that Russia was India’s strategic partner. He also supported the nuclear and other military deterrents of India to prevent external threats in India. According to him, inauguration of the BrahMos Missile ..

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Philippines army to buy India’s Brahmos missile

Brahmos missile is considered as one of the fastest supersonic missiles. Philippines army is acquiring Indian-manufactured weapon in order to strengthen its coastal defences. In 2018, Indian PM Modi signed 4 bilateral agreements during his visit to Philippines, and acquiring Brahmos is one among them. Significance The acquisition proves that India’s Act East Policy is ..

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Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos test fired

The Anti-ship version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test fired from the launch complex-3 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. About BrahMos Missile The name BrahMos is formed from names of two rivers i.e. Indian river Brahmaputra and the Moskva River of Russia. Manufacturer: The missile is manufactured at BrahMos Aerospace ..

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