Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos successfully test fired from INS Chennai

Last Updated: Sunday, 18 October 2020 (17:12 IST)
Chennai: BrahMos, the was successfully test fired on Sunday from the Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer ‘INS Chennai’, hitting a target in the Arabian Sea.

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The missile hit the target successfully with pin point accuracy after performing high-level and extremely complex manoeuvres,a defence release here said.
 
BrahMos as ‘prime strike weapon’ will ensure the warship’s invincibility by engaging naval surface targets at long ranges, thus making the destroyer another lethal platform of Indian Navy.
 
The highly versatile BrahMos has been jointly designed, developed and produced by India and Russia.
 
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO, BrahMos and for the successful launch.
 
Secretary DDR and D & Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy also congratulated the scientists and all personnel of DRDO, BrahMos, Indian Navy and industry for the successful feat.
 
He said that BrahMos missiles will add to the capabilities of Indian Armed Forces in many ways. (UNI)