Brahmos

  • IndoRussia pact planned for new BrahMos missile version August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Supersonic cruise missile manufacturer BrahMos Aerospace on Friday said it is hopeful that a pact to develop a sleeker and faster 'mini' version of the missile will be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India in December this year. "We are hoping to sign a tripartite agreement...
  • Advanced version of BrahMos missile testfired July 8, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India testfired an advanced version of the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Odisha coast on Tuesday. The missile was testfired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test Range(ITR) at Chandipur at about 10.40 AM, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said. The missile is capable of carrying...
  • India can export fighter planes, missiles: DRDO chief June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressing on the need for increasing arms exports, DRDO has said India can sell combat aircraft and missiles whose production cost would be "much lower" than some of the weapons sold by countries such as China. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander...
  • PM Modi likely to induct warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai soon June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenouslybuilt warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the next few weeks. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenouslybuilt warship, which is constructed by the Mazagon...
  • BrahMos missile testfired from warship INS Kolkata June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Monday successfully testfired the 290 kmrange BrahMos supersonic antiship cruise missile from the country's largest indigenous warship INS Kolkata off the coast of Karwar in Karnataka. The Mazagon Dockyards Limitedbuilt INS Kolkata is yet to be formally inducted into the Navy and will have the capability to...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 7, 2014

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  • Advanced Supersonic BrahMos Missile successfully test fired from Pokhran April 7, 2014

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The launch was...
  • Indian Army successfully test-fires BrahMos missile at Pokhran April 7, 2014

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The launch...
  • Infosys Innovating for a Better Tomorrow: India's economically viable solutions March 16, 2014

    Infosys joins hands with Network 18 in bringing forth fascinating stories behind innovations that have transformed India. On the show this week, we talk about Akshaya Patra Foundation that provides mid day meal to a million children in schools. Also on the show, we talk about the Brahmos, the world's...
  • BrahMos penetrates hardened targets in Army test November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Army on Monday successfully testfired an advanced version of the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which penetrated and destroyed a "hardened target" in the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan. "The Block III variant of BrahMos with deep penetration capability is fitted with a new guidance system and...
  • India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile May 22, 2013

    Panaji: India on Wednesday successfully test fired the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Navy's latest guided missile frigate INS Tarkash off the coast of Goa. The missile performed the highlevel 'C' manoeuvre in the predetermined flight path and successfully hit the target. The missile was launched from the...
  • India test fires sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay with partial success March 12, 2013

    India on Tuesday test fired cruise missile Nirbhay from the Interim Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur in Odisha with partial success. Nirbhay, which has a range of 1000 km, was fired at 11:55 am from a mobile launcher. However, it deviated from its path and failed to hit its pre-designed...
  • India, Russia ink deal on airlaunched BrahMos December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Ahead of the visit of President Vladimir Putin, India and Russia have signed a deal for working together to develop the airlaunched version of the 290kmrange BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which would be fitted to the Su30MKI combat aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). An agreement was signed...
  • Cabinet clears Rs 8,000 cr missile purchase for armed forces October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Proposals worth over Rs 8,000 crore for procuring around 10,000 'Invar' missiles from Russia for the Army's T90 tanks and over 200 airlaunched versions of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles for the IAF were cleared on Thursday by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). The decision for purchasing these...
  • BrahMos to test antiship variant from submarine October 13, 2012

    Moscow: In a critical test, an antiship version of the BrahMos, the RussianIndian supersonic cruise missile, will be launched from a submarine platform by yearend, the Russian partner company in the project said on Friday. "We need a testlaunch by the end of the year," Alexander Dergachev, Deputy General Director...
  • India testfires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile October 7, 2012

    Panaji: The Indian Navy on Sunday morning successfully testfired the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg, from a warship off the Goa coast. "The cruise missile was testfired from guided missile frigate INS Tegthe Indian Navy's latest induction from Russia off...
  • Missile technology: where India stands September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) has conclusively got past its crucial makeorbreak stage. The programme, that was envisioned under the leadership of Mrs Indira Gandhi in the late 1970s and was started in the early 1980s, has been further consolidated with an exponentially expanded plan in the...
  • Army testfires supersonic cruise missile BrahMos July 29, 2012

    Balasore: India on Sunday testfired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range at Chandipur off Odisha. The missile, which has a flight range of up to 290 km, is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg. "The cruise missile was...
  • Brahmos soon to be in Russian defence services July 21, 2012

    Coimbatore: Supersonic cruise missile Brahmos, successfully inducted into the Indian Army and Navy, will soon be deployed by Russian defense services, for which modalities are being worked out, a top official of the IndoRussian joint venture said on Saturday. "A high power delegation, led by the...
  • Hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile to be ready by 2017 June 28, 2012

    Moscow: The first prototype of the hypersonic BrahMos 2 cruise missile being jointly developed by Russia and India will be ready for flight testing in 2017, an official said. Russia and India have recently agreed to develop hypersonic BrahMos 2 missile capable of flying at speeds of Mach 5Mach 7. "I think...
  • Indian Navy inducts stealth warship INS Teg April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: To give a boost to its naval warfare capability, India inducted on April 27 a new warship into its fleet, when INS Teg, built in Russia, was handed over to its crew. INS Teg is the first of three guided missile frigates of the modified INS Talwarclass that...
  • Brahmos missile with new systems test fired March 30, 2012

    Balasore: India on Friday test fired the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile with certain new systems from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off Odisha coast. The test comes two days after defence scientists conducted a similar trial from the same site. "The missile was test fired from a ground mobile launcher...
  • Brahmos cruise missile test fired successfully March 28, 2012

    Balasore (Odisha): India on Wednesday successfully test fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile as part of a user trial by the Army from the test range at Chandipur off Odisha coast. "The missile was test fired from a ground mobile launcher from the launch complex3 at about 1122 hours and the trial...
  • Army inducts 2nd BrahMos unit near Pak border March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Providing it a swift strike capability along the border with Pakistan, the Indian Army on Sunday inducted its second BrahMos supersonic cruise missile regiment in the western sector. It also successfully conducted a test of the 290km range missile to validate the unit's operationalisation. "In conformity and pursuit of operational...
  • BrahMos hypersonic missile to be ready in 5 years January 10, 2012

    Coimbatore: With the air version of BrahMos missile likely to be inducted in IAF within a year, work has started to develop BrahMos 2, the fastest hypersonic missile in the world, which would take final shape in five years. While the BrahMos missile has the speed of Mach 3 (speed...
  • Brahmos achieves Mach 6.5 speed during test November 28, 2011

    Chennai: The latest version of IndoRussian Brahmos cruise missile has achieved a speed of Mach 6.5 during experiments at Hyderabad and the target is to achieve Mach 7, a top DRDO official said in Chennai on Monday. "Experiments are being done in Hyderabad. We have completed tests up to Mach 6.5,"...
  • India to testfire submarinelaunched BrahMos March 12, 2011

    New Delhi: India will testfire the submarinelaunched version of the 290km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile by the end of 2011. "We will testfire the underwater version of the missile by the end of this year (2011) after we get the pontoon for the purpose," BrahMos Aerospace chief A Sivathanu Pillai...
  • India testfires BrahMos cruise missile December 2, 2010

    Bhubaneswar: India on Thursday test fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said. The missile was tested from the Integrated Test Range of Chandipur in Balasore, about 230 km from here, the sources said. India and Russia are jointly designing the BrahMos missile, which is...
  • India testfires BrahMos cruise missile September 5, 2010

    Balasore: India on Sunday testfired the 290km range BrahMos cruise missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur off Orissa coast as part of trials by the defence forces to finetune its capability. "It was a user's trial by the defence forces," said a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)...
  • India to build missile with speed 6,000 kmph September 6, 2010

    New Delhi: India will soon become the first country to have cruise missiles with hyper speed of over 6,000 km per hour, as an agreement for their joint development will be signed with Russia during the visit of President Dmitry Medvedev here in December. The first unit of Kudankulam nuclear plant, built...