Panaji: India on Wednesday successfully test fired the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Navy's latest guided missile frigate INS Tarkash off the coast of Goa.
The missile performed the high-level 'C' manoeuvre in the pre-determined flight path and successfully hit the target. The missile was launched from the Russian-built warship at 1100 hours, BrahMos Aerospace chief A Sivathanu Pillai said here.
"The launch was carried out by the Navy as part of Acceptance Test Firing (ATF) of the ship," he said. INS Tarkash, which is an advanced Talwar Class frigate, was commissioned on November 9, last year.
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