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Brahmos to Launch Submarine Version of the Missile, Hike Up Speed to Mach 7 for Hypersonic Version
The Indo-Russian aerospace joint venture BrahMos Aerospace has announced that it has ventured into the project to develop a hypersonic BrahMos cruise missile. The CEO of BrahMos Dr. A Sivathanu Pillai, has indicated that the target is to reach a speed of Mach 7 with the hypersonic missile. Besides the hypersonic missile, the BrahMos family of missiles will soon launch a submarine version as well. Speaking during a lecture on Self-reliance in Aerospace Technologies, BrahMos CEO Sivathanu Pillai stated that aerospace is venturing into the hypersonic world where speed is power and the BrahMos hypersonic missile aims to reach a speed of Mach 7.
Proposal to Equip the Su-30MKI of the IAF with Air-Launched Brahmos Cruise Missile
In the next meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security, the Government will consider a proposal to equip the Su-30MKIs of the IAF with air-launched BrahMos cruise missiles. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) is soon expected to consider the proposal of the Defence Ministry to procure the air-launched version of the 290-km-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles for the Indian Air Force, sources said.
BrahMos Expects New Army Order for Steep Dive BrahMos regiment
BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russia joint venture to produce supersonic cruise missiles of the same name, is expecting a new order from the Indian Army for its latest steep dive capable missiles regiment soon. BrahMos chief executive A Sivathanu Pillai said at DefExpo in Delhi that with the successful testing of the 290-km-range missile on March 28 this year, the Indian Army orders will soon be finalised. BrahMos had also carried out a test of the missile for its upgraded systems successfully on March 30, he added.
Indian Army Tests BrahMos Missile, Inducts Second Regiment along the Western Border
With the successful test-firing of the BrahMos cruise missile yesterday, the Indian Army has operationalized the second regiment of the missile to be inducted in the western sector. During the test in the deserts of Rajasthan, the army’s unit s launched the 290-km range BrahMos missile and destroyed the pre-determined target successfully. With its swift strike capability, the BrahMos will be inducted along the border with Pakistan. According to the Indian Army, the BrahMos cruise missile will heighten the operational.
Indian Prime Minister to Ink the Deal for Acquiring 42 Upgraded Sukhoi’s During Russian Visit
India has finalized its decision to acquire 42 upgraded Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft from Russia to replace its ageing fleet of aircraft in the armed forces. The deal for the purchase of 42 upgraded Sukhoi's will be inked during the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Russia this week. The negotiations have stretched for a year since India wanted certain fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) and stealth features to be included. The Indo-Russian summit in Russia’s capital is the reason behind the three-day visit by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Russia.
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