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India successfully test-fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

The missile is developed by the Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace and has a top speed of Mach 2.8

ANI  |  Bhubaneswar 

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India on Tuesday successfully test-fired the from Chandipur-on-Sea off coast.

The missile, which is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg, was test-fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex number three of the Integrated Test Range (ITR).

The missile is developed by the Indo-Russian joint venture Aerospace and has a top speed of Mach 2.8.

BrahMos, one of the fastest cruise missiles in the world and can be launched from ships, aircrafts and submarines.

First Published: Mon, May 21 2018. 15:17 IST
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