Supersonic Cruise Missile Brahmos Test-Fired at Chandipur

Balasore: India today successfully test-fired the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile, which is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg, from a test range along the Odisha coast.

The cruise missile was test fired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here at about 11.33 AM, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) officials said.

“It was an excellent launch and a great success,” a senior DRDO scientist associated with this project said.

The missile is capable of carrying a warhead of 300 kg.

The two-stage missile, one being solid and the second one ramjet liquid propellant, has already been inducted into the Army and Navy, while the Air Force version is in final stage of trial, they said.