Empowered India! Brahmos successfully flight tested for 1st time
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 22-Nov-2017

New Delhi, November 22: Creating a new milestone in the history of Indian defense Brahmos has been successfully tested from aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI. Brahmos is world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile. The test against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal has become successful creating a new history for India. Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has congratulated (Defence Research and Development Organisation) DRDO and BrahMos for the exceptional achievement.

The missile was gravity dropped from the Su-30 from the fuselage, and the two stage missile’s engine fired up and straightway propelled towards the intended target at the sea in Bay of Bengal. Su-30 is an Indian Air Force’s (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft.

 

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This test will definitely strengthen army’s power, especially in cases of combat operations from stand-off ranges. Now, Brahmos is capable of being launched from Land, Sea, and Air, completing the tactical cruise missile triad for India. Especially, it is very important to mention Brahmos is a world-class weapon with multi-platform, multi-mission role. Brahmos is a joint venture between DRDO of India and NPOM of Russia

 

 

Hence for this historic achievement Defense Minister has congratulated team Brhamos and DRDO India. This is a world record and definitely indicates India’s increasing power in the field of defense.