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New Delhi6 hours ago
The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile has a range of 450 km at sea. Will be able to pierce targets up to.
The Indian Navy is going to increase its strength further. Under this, to increase the firepower of its warship, it plans to purchase 38 BrahMos missiles for long range. This supersonic cruise missile has a range of about 450 km. Will be able to pierce the target up to.
The missiles will be fitted to an under-construction Visakhapatnam class warship, which is likely to be added to the Navy’s fleet soon.
Proposal for 18 hundred crore
The news agency quoted government sources as saying that the defense ministry had to pay Rs. 1,800 crore proposal has been sent. It is expected to get approval soon. The BrahMos warship will be the main strike weapon and is already fitted to many naval warships.
The Indian Navy also conducted test firing of BrahMos missiles from its warship INS Chennai to test its ability to hit targets at a range of more than 400 km in coastal areas.
The export market is also being searched
India is also working to find an export market for supersonic cruise missiles, which DRDO has largely domesticated under its project PJ-10. After a joint venture between India and Russia in the late 90s, the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile has become a powerful weapon for the three armed forces, which the armies use according to the situation.
‘INS Himgiri’ was launched on Monday
Chief Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday launched the frigate warship INS Himagiri in Kolkata. It has been prepared under Project 17-A in the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) yard.
The specialty of the frigate warships being built under Project 17-A is that they cannot come under the radar of the enemy. GRSE’s project will strengthen the Indian Navy. According to sources, 3 warships will be built under this project. The second and third warships are expected to take place in the years 2024 and 2025.