Army successfully test-fires Brahmos supersonic land conflict journey missile

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Pokhran: Army on Saturday successfully exam dismissed a scarcely 300-km-range Brahmos supersonic land conflict journey barb in Pokhran.

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“At 1000 hrs today, the Indian Army fired Brahmos land-attack cruise barb successfully against a designated target at Pokhran test operation in Rajasthan, demonstrating a weapon’s autarchic operational capability,” counterclaim officials said.

The barb was test launched by a Mobile Autonomous Launcher (MAL) deployed in full configuration.

The test-fire, carried out in a user-deployment pattern by lerned army personnel, met all a goal objectives, they said.

“BRAHMOS barb system, the many fatal and manly arms complement for pointing strike accessible with Indian Army, has valid again a efficacy in today’s successful launch,” said Sudhir Mihra, Chief of BrahMos Aerospace.

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The Army has already inducted 3 regiments of Brahmos in a arsenal. All are versed with Block-III version of missile, that was tested on 8 and 9 May this year.

The land-attack chronicle of Brahmos has been operationalised in a Army given 2007.

The fire-and-forget Missile has a capability to take on surface-based targets by drifting a total high-low trajectory, so escaped rivalry atmosphere counterclaim systems.

Inclusion of a powerful weapon system in Indian Army has given it a distinct operational advantage to hit down any rivalry aim even in a many formidable and dark terrains, a officials said.

The missile, carrying a operation of 290-km and a Mach 2.8 speed, is able of being launched from land, sea, sub-sea and atmosphere opposite sea and land targets.

BrahMos is a corner try between DRDO of India and NPOM of Russia.

PTI

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