Air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired from Sukhoi 30 MK-I off Odisha coast

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Air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired from the supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi 30 MK-I at 1030 hrs from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha .

The launch is a major milestone in the BrahMos development. It clears the system for the serial production of air-version BrahMos missiles within the country.


BrahMos is a Joint Venture between India (DRDO) and Russia (NPOM) for the development, production and marketing of the supersonic cruise missile.

The company was established on 12 February 1998  with India holding 50.5% share and Russia holding 49.5% shares.

 Brahmos is the first supersonic cruise missile in the world with a range of 290 km.

Brahmos missile is being  developed for the Air force, Navy and Army .

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