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Brahmos missile with a range of 500 km launched by DRDO

Brahmos missile with a range of 500 km launched by DRDO

The Central Government has taken note of the increase in capacity of the BrahMos missile towards further strengthening the country's security after air strikes like Balakot. According to BrahMos Aerospace CEO Sudhir Kumar Mishra, the upgraded version of Swadeshi BrahMos missile is ready with an increased range of 500 km.

CEO Sudhir Kumar Mishra said that it is possible to increase the range of this missile as India is now a part of the Missile Technology Control System (MTCR). It has so far distinguished the target of 290 km.

BrahMos missile

  • Brahmos is a short range of RAMZET, supersonic cruise missile.
  • It can be left from the submarine, the water vessel, the plane or from the ground.
  • Russia's NPO Machostrostenia and India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) jointly developed it.
  • It is based on the technology of Russia's P-800 Onkis cruise missile.
  • The main feature of BrahMos is that it can be left from the ground, by air, by the submarine, ie from the warship, almost anywhere.
  • Brahmos is named after India's Brahmaputra and Russia's Muskva River.
  • The speed of the missile is three times more than the speed of the sound.

Highlights

  • India has successfully tested the Vertical Deep Dive version of the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile BrahMos.
  • With this now we can change the mobility of traditional war.
  • India is the only country in the world to integrate long distance missiles on fighter aircraft after the BrahMos missile was tested by Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 aircraft.
  • According to a release issued by the official broadcaster, Brahmos has become the choice of army, navy and air force.
  • This 90 degree version is an important aircraft carrier.
  • The technologies developed by BrahMos Aerospace were not previously present in India or Russia.
  • Brahmos Aerospace is a joint venture owned by India and Russia governments and its missiles are manufactured in India.
Q.1 Which Indian organization launched BrahMos Missile?
A. DRDO
B. INMAS
C. IAF
D. Indian Navy
Answer...
Ans: DRDO

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