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Manila to acquire BrahMos cruise missiles for $375 million

Contract for over 24 missiles marks India's largest-ever weapons export

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Ajai Shukla New Delhi
The signing of a $375-million contract with the Philippines on Friday for the supply of 24-30 BrahMos cruise missiles in the anti-ship configuration constitutes India’s largest-ever weapons sale abroad.
 
“BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited (BAPL) signed a contract with the Department of National Defence of the Republic of Philippines on January 28 for supply of Shore-Based Anti-Ship Missile System to [the] Philippines,” announced the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Friday.
 
The Philippines have contracted for 24-30 BrahMos missiles, along with surveillance-cum-guidance radars, launcher vehicles, command and control centres, and replenishment vehicles. BrahMos Aerospace has undertaken to supply the entire

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First Published: Jan 29 2022 | 12:31 AM IST

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