Indian Navy test fires BrahMos Supersonic cruise missile

Indian Navy’s warship INS Visakhapatnam carried out the test-firing of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the western seaboard today. The warship has now reached Visakhapatnam to take part in President’s Fleet Review on February 21, informed Defence sources.

As the President’s Fleet Review 2022 is set to begin on February 21, the Indian Navy warship INS Visakhapatnam has also reached its namesake port and footage has been shown carrying out a series of firings. test of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.

Conducted off the west coast, as a result of which the aforementioned vessel reached the mainland and docked at the port of Visakhapatnam. Marking 75 years of Indian Navy service to the country, the images of the warship shared by officials have been hailed by netizens.

Features of Air Version of Brahmos Cruise Missile

The air version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which was launched on 8 December 2021, has been developed before. But the flaws that have been in the earlier version have been rectified in this supersonic air missile.
Following are the features of this air cruise missile:-

  • It can be easily fixed in Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 MK1.
  • The range of this missile is from 400 to 500 km.
  • Ramjet engine has been used in this missile system, which can destroy its target with accuracy.
  • This missile is capable of changing its course in the air and due to this, it can easily destroy the moving target.
  • This missile can also be flown at a height of 10 meters so that it does not come under the enemy radar here.
  • Compared to the American missile, it strikes its target at twice the speed that the Tom Hawk missile of America.