Indian Army successfully test-fired a land-attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The supersonic cruise missile successfully hit its target, which was on another island.
About BrahMos supersonic cruise missile:
- The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is the world`s fastest operational system in its class.
- DRDO has recently extended the range of the missile system from the existing 298 km to around 450 km.
- Brahmos is a universal long-range supersonic cruise missile system that can be launched from land, sea and air.
- The missile has been jointly developed by DRDO, India, and NPOM, Russia, through the joint venture BrahMos Aerospace.