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Extended-range BrahMos launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft

The ALCM launch went off as planned and the missile achieved a direct hit on its designated target in the Bay of Bengal region

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This was the first launch of the extended-range ALCM from the Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft.

Ajai Shukla New Delhi
The India-Russian joint venture, BrahMos Aerospace, successfully fired the extended-range version of BrahMos Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft on Thursday, striking a target at a range of 400 km from the aircraft.

The ALCM launch went off as planned and the missile achieved a direct hit on its designated target in the Bay of Bengal region. 

This was the first launch of the extended-range ALCM from the Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft.

This launch has proved that the IAF has the capability to carry out precision strikes from its Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft against surface targets on land or sea, over very long

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First Published: May 12 2022 | 10:28 PM IST

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