India Test-fires Brahmos Cruise Missile With Extended Life


The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday successfully conducted the first flight test of the BrahMos cruise missile with an extended life of 15 years.

The missile was test fired at 1040 hours on Monday from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, Odisha as part of service life extension programme.

“The life extension test firing of BrahMos was conducted from a static inclined launcher, proving the efficacy and longevity of the system which was witnessed by the scientist from DRDO and BrahMos,” a defence ministry release stated.

The precision strike missile flew in its designated trajectory and the key components functioned perfectly, the release added.  Read More…

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