Naval version of BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Chennai

Naval version of BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Chennai

   Kautilya Academy    19-10-2020

The Naval rendition of the BrahMos supersonic voyage rocket was effectively test-terminated on October 18, 2020. It was test-terminated from an indigenously manufactured covertness destroyer of the Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea.


Highlights

  • The missile was fired from INS Chennai which is a stealth destroyer.
  • The missile hit the target with pinpoint accuracy after performing “extremely complex” maneuvers.

Significance

BrahMos is a prime strike weapon that will ensure the warship’s invincibility. It engages the naval surface targets at long ranges.

BrahMos Aerospace

It was developed as a joint venture of the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) and NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM) of Russia. The missile has been named after the rivers Brahmaputra and Moskva. The DRDO and NOPM together produce various other supersonic cruise missiles which can be launched from any of the platforms including the submarines, ships, aircraft, or land platforms.


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