India Successfully Test-Fires New BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

India today test-fired a new version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha in Balasore, informed defence sources.

Defence sources told news agency ANI that the missile was equipped with new technological developments which were successfully proven.

BrahMos Missile was test fired from ITR, Chandipur today. The mission validated many new indigenous systems successfully demonstrating enhanced capabilities.

Earlier on January 11, India had test-fired BrahMos Supersonic Cruise missile from the Indian Navy’s INS Visakhapatnam warship.

“Advanced sea to sea variant of BrahMos Supersonic Cruise missile was tested from INS Visakhapatnam today. The missile hit the designated target ship precisely,” DRDO official had said.

The missile is a joint venture between India and Russia where Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) represents the Indian side.

The missile was tested from INS Visakhapatnam which is the latest warship of the Indian Navy inducted recently.