Balasore, September 30: BrahMos surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile featuring indigenous Booster and Airframe Section along with many other ‘Made in India’ sub-systems was successfully flight tested for designated range on Wednesday from ITR, Balasore in Odisha.
It is one more major step in enhancing the indigenous content.
The BrahMos Land-Attack Cruise Missile (LACM) was cruising at a top speed of Mach 2.8.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated all the personnel of DRDO and team BrahMos for the spectacular mission.
“Congratulations to Team @DRDO_India and @BrahMosMissile for the successful flight testing of #BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile with Indigenous Booster and Air Frame for designated range. This achievement will give a big boost to India’s #AtmaNirbharBharat Pledge,” tweeted Singh.
Chief Minister Patnaik also took to the twitter and wrote, “Congratulate @DRDO_India on the successful test firing of extended range #BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. The missile with an indigenous booster will further strengthen India’s defence capability.”