India Test Fires Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile From Chandipur in Odisha

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha.
Anti-ship version of the missile launched by complex-3 of the ITR, Defence Research and Development (DRDO) sources.
World’s fastest supersonic cruise missile with high rate of accuracy
Missile is fired from land, sea and air. 
The missile with a strike range of around 290 km is a strategic asset for India which act as a deterrence against any possible threats from China and Pakistan.
BrahMos is a joint venture between the DRDO and the NPOM(a Russian military technology firm) of Russia.
BrahMos operationalised in the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.
Senior defence officials and scientists from DRDO and BrahMos witnessed the trial

Origin and history of Brahmos
It brings a supersonic speed when it is separated. At the second stage then takes the missile closer to 3 Mach speed in cruise phase. Stealth technology and guidance system with advanced embedded software provides the missile an extraordinary performance
Type: Cruise missile; Air-launched cruise missile.
Variants: Ship-launched; Surface-launched..
Manufacturer: BrahMos Aerospace Limited
Place of origin: India / Russia

About Brahmos
Speed: Mach 2.8–Mach 3 
Unit cost: US$2.73 million
Place of origin: India / Russia
Manufacturer: BrahMos Aerospace Limited

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