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Army successfully test-fires Brahmos land-attack missile

The land-to-land configuration of Brahmos missile was launched from a mobile autonomous launcher

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Army successfully test-fires Brahmos land-attack missile

The Indian on Tuesday successfully test fired an advanced version of the land-attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, revalidating the weapon's strike capability.

The land-to-land configuration of missile was launched from a (MAL).


The test firing of the block-III version of the missile demonstrated the weapon's unmatched lethality of hitting the centre of a designated target with "bull's eye" precision, a senior officer said here.

He said the successfully hit the land-based target with desired precision in a "top attack configuration", meeting all flight parameters in a copybook manner.

The test firing involved high level and complex manoeuvering by the missile, said the official.

First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 22:31 IST
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