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DRDO Conducts Flight Test of Nirbhay

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’, which can carry warheads of up to 300 kg. The state-of-the-art missile was successfully test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, Odisha. The missile has the capability to cruise ..

Indian navy successfully test-fires BrahMos

The Indian Navy successfully test-fired the BrahMos missile from a warship off the Goa coast. It is a 290- km range, supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg. The missile is developed by Indo-Russian joint venture.  The missile was test-fired from guided missile frigate INS Teg. It is a two-stage ..

India successfully test fires user trial version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile

India successfully test fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a Chandipur off Odisha coast. The Brahmos missile development is an Indo-Russian collaborative project. Range: 290 km Can carry conventional warhead of 300 kg Surface-to-surface Army version Two-stage missile Can fly at zero level The name BrahMos ..

Sukhoi fighters to be integrated with BrahMos missiles

India is heading towards joining the power club of few countries having air-launched cruise missiles with a proposal to equip the Indian Air Force’s vanguard fighter aircraft Su-30 MKI with BrahMos. The Cabinet Committee on Security is likely to mull over the proposal of the Defence Ministry to procure the air-launched version of the 290-km-range ..

Navy to commission hi-tech warship INS Teg in Russia

Armed with the surface-to-surface BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, a medium range gun and anti-submarine rockets, guided missile frigate INS Teg will be commissioned into the Indian Navy today at the Yantar shipyard in Russia. INS Teg: It is a modern warship with advanced technologies to make it stable, fast and stealthy. The Teg class of ..

Brahmos Cruise Missile: Second Unit Inducted into Indian Army

Second BrahMos cruise missile unit inducted into Indian Army close to Pakistan border The second BrahMos supersonic cruise missile regiment was inducted into the Indian Army in the western sector bordering Pakistan. A successful test of the 290 Km range missile was also conducted in order to validate the unit’s operationalization. BrahMos Developed as a ..

Pakistan: Test fires Hatf-7 (Babur) cruise missile

Pakistan test fired nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile with a range of 700 km. The test of the indigenously developed multi-tube cruise missile system was successful. Hatf-7 or Babur missile has stealth capabilities and can carry nuclear and conventional warheads. The test of the “multi-tube indigenously developed” missile, which has stealth capabilities, was successful. The Hatf-7 ..

BATL set to make BrahMos engines

BATL (BrahMos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited) has commenced its 2nd phase of development to put in place a full-fledged missile integration complex. BATL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BrahMos Aerospace that caters to product requirements in the India’s defence, aerospace and nuclear sectors, is set to land orders for production of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile’s liquid ..