Indo-Russian JV product, the cruise missile was fired from stealth destroyer INS Chennai. Hit the target on dot
NEW DELHI, Mar 5 (The CONNECT) - The Indian Navy today successfully demonstrated the accuracy of an extended-range land attack Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from the stealth destroyer INS Chennai.
BrahMos is a Joint Venture between India (DRDO) and Russia (NPOM) for the development, production and marketing of the supersonic cruise missile. BrahMos is the potent offensive missile weapon system already inducted into the Armed Forces.
The missile hit its intended target with pinpoint accuracy after traversing an extended range trajectory and performing complex manoeuvres.
Both Brahmos missile and INS Chennai are indigenously built and highlight the cutting-edge of Indian missile and ship-building prowess.
They reinforce the Indian Navy's contribution towards the Atma Nirbhar Bharat and Make in India endeavours.
This achievement establishes the Indian Navy's ability to strike even deeper and influence land operations further away from sea, when and where required.