Now, the scientists at India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation or DRDO have extended its range. The missile can now travel up to 400 kilometres. It has the potential to hit targets deep inside enemy lines. The BrahMos is part of a line up of three missiles that would serve as deterrents against China.
Does India sell BrahMos?
India on Tuesday signed a key pact with the Philippines for the sale of “defence material and equipment“, which are likely to include BrahMos cruise missiles.
Why is China afraid of BrahMos?
“India deploying supersonic missiles on the border has exceeded its own needs for self-defense and poses a serious threat to China’s Tibet and Yunnan provinces,” complained the People’s Liberation Army Daily. … Indeed, the BrahMos cruise missile is stealthy, fast and extremely difficult to shoot down.
How good is BrahMos missile?
However, the 400 km test signaled that the BrahMos could be built for far longer ranges in the future. Regarded as one of the world’s premier cruise missiles with its supersonic speed of 2.8 Mach (almost 3,000 kmph), it is extremely difficult for enemy fighters to intercept and shoot down BrahMos.
Who owns BrahMos?
|Total assets||US$5 billion (2013)|
|Owners||Defense Research and Development Organisation (BrahMos Corp, India) and Federal State Unitary Enterprise NPO Mashinostroeyenia (Russia)|
Does India have BrahMos 2?
However, now that India is also a MTCR signatory, it is trying to extend the range of BrahMos. Its top speed will be double that of the current BrahMos-I, and it has been described as the fastest cruise missile in the world.
|Place of origin||India|
How good is Brahmos Quora?
Land attack variants of the Brahmos are accurate to within 5 to 10 meters. Anti-ship variants possess a similar degree of accuracy. The Brahmos is currently one of the best anti-ship missiles on the planet. It travels at speeds in excess of mach 2, making it difficult for defenses to intercept.
Can Rafale carry BrahMos?
According to reports, the BrahMos-NG (Next Generation), which is a smaller and lighter version of the existing one, is compatible with the French-made Rafale. The BrahMos-NG is expected to have the same range of around 290 kilometers along with a speed of Mach 3.5.
Does Russia use BrahMos?
Russia and India have also jointly developed the BrahMos cruise missile, which has the potential to significantly augment the position of claimant states in the South China Sea.