Balasore: A BrahMos supersonic missile was successfully test fired Monday with an aim to “increase its life”. The test-firing was carried out under extreme conditions.
This successful flight test carried out by BrahMos Aerospace and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at 10:30 am from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur here to validate the life extension technologies.
The test-firing was aimed at increasing the missile’s life from 10 to 15 years.
BrahMos missile has a flight range of up to 290km with supersonic speed all through the flight, leading to shorter flight time, consequently ensuring lower dispersion of targets, quicker engagement time and non-interception by any known weapon system in the world.
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