The Indian Navy has successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on Wednesday. The missile, manufactured by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), was tested in the Arabian Sea. The Air Force has also successfully tested it last month.
Sources: Indian Navy successfully test fires DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) developed BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Arabian Sea. pic.twitter.com/po7hULFgLl— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2019
The strike range of this Brahmos supersonic cruise missile is 280 Km. BrahMos is considered as one of the most successful missiles. It is a medium-range supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from ships, aircraft, or land.
In future, India and Russia will work towards increasing the range of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from 290 km to 600 km. With this,The entire Pakistan will come in the range of this missile.
The BrahMos missile is named after the Brahmaputra river in India and the Muskwa River in Russia. The speed of this supersonic cruise missile is almost three times the speed of sound.