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DRDO Successfully Tests Land-Attack Version Of BrahMos Supersonic Missile From Odisha’s Chandipur

On March 11, 2017 The First Extended Version Of The Missile, Which Had Strike Range Of 450 Km, Was Successfully Tested, The Source Added. BrahMos Is A Joint Venture Between The DRDO And The NPOM Of Russia.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 30 Sep 2019, 04:27:51 PM
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. (ANI/Twitter)

New Delhi:

India on Monday successfully test fired a land-attack version of Brahmos supersonic missile from Chandipur coast in Odisha's Balasore district. The test met all flight parameters, said a source in the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile, with a strike range of 290km, can be fired from land as well as sea-based platforms, he said.

On March 11, 2017 the first extended version of the missile, which had strike range of 450 km, was successfully tested, the source added. BrahMos is a joint venture between the DRDO and the NPOM of Russia.

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First Published : 30 Sep 2019, 04:27:51 PM