BrahMos tested in extreme weather conditions

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The supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was successfully test-fired on Monday, under extreme weather conditions, as part of the service life extension programme for the Army.

  • BrahMos, a joint venture between India and Russia, has been demonstrated in various configurations in land-attack, anti-ship and from the air.

    • The Army and the Navy have already inducted the missile, while the air launched variant is undergoing trials.

  • The Army and the Navy have already inducted the missile, while the air launched variant is undergoing trials.
  • It has a strike range of around 290 km and is described as the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile.
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