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Indian Airforce successfully tests BrahMos missile

Test-fired land-attack version of cruise missile hit and annihilated designated target, officials confirmed

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Publish Date: May 27 2016 4:32PM | Updated Date: May 27 2016 4:32PM

Indian Airforce successfully tests BrahMos missile

The Indian Airforce successfully test-fired an advanced version of BrahMos land-attack supersonic cruise missile of Friday at the Pokhran field firing range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district.

 
The flight conducted, met its mission parameters in a copybook manner and the weapon hit and annihilated the designated target, officials confirmed. The accuracy of the weapon in mountain warfare mode was recently re-established in a campaign conducted by the Indian Army in the eastern sector.
 
"I congratulate the Indian Airforce for successfully accomplishing such a complex mission. BrahMos has proved its mettle once again as the best supersonic cruise missile system in the world," said Sudhir Mishra, CEO and MD of BrahMos Aerospace.
 
DRDO Chief Dr S Christopher also congratulated the Indian Airforce, BrahMos team and DRDO scientists involved in successful mission.
 
The unique BrahMos weapon system has established its supremacy in the World of supersonic cruise missile on numerous occasions.