Sunday, September 5, 2010

BRAHMOS cruise missile test-fired from Orissa coast

India today test fired the 290-km range BRAHMOS cruise missile. This condusted at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off Orissa coast as part of trials by the defence forces to fine-tune its capability.

India and Russia are jointly designing the BrahMos missile, which is capable of carrying conventional warheads up to 200-300 kg and has a range of 290 km, to be in line with the international regulations.

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