The Indian Air Force successfully test-fired an advanced version of BrahMos land-attack supersonic cruise missile today at 1200 hrs at the Pokhran field firing range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district. The flight conducted today met its mission parameters in a copybook manner and the weapon hit and annihilated the designated target, officials confirmed.
"I congratulate the Indian Air Force for successfully accomplishing such a complex mission. BrahMos has proved its mettle once again as the best supersonic cruise missile system in the world," Sudhir Mishra, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace, said.
DRDO Chief Dr S Christopher also congratulated the Indian Airforce, BrahMos team & DRDO scientists involved in today's successful mission. 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. This missile system has empowered all three wings of the armed forces with impeccable anti-ship and land attack capability.
The unique BrahMos weapon system has established its supremacy in the World of supersonic cruise missile on numerous occasions.
This model of JV has yielded results in shortest possible time and has been well recognised by the Indian as well as armed forces of many countries who are interested in acquiring this weapon system.