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Indian Navy carries out precision hit of land target with improved range of Brahmos | Watch

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The Indian Navy and the BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited (BAPL) on Wednesday carried out a successful engagement of a land target at enhanced range with an advanced supersonic cruise missile. 

“#IndianNavy & M/s BAPL carried out successful engagement of land target at enhanced range with an advanced supersonic cruise missile. This endeavour revalidates #AatmaNirbharta for extended range precision strike capability from combat & mission ready ships. #AatmaNirbharBharat,” Indian Navy posted on X.

Navy successfully test-fired BrahMos missile in Bay in Bengal

Earlier in last year November, the Indian Navy said successfully test-fired a BrahMos missile from its warship in the Bay in Bengal.  The missile achieved all mission objectives, the Indian Navy said in a statement. In a post on X, the Navy also shared a picture of the test-firing. 


“An #IndianNavy destroyer of @IN_EasternFleet carried out successful firing of #BrahMos missile in the #BayofBengal. The missile achieved all mission objectives.  @DefenceMinIndia @SpokespersonMoD @IndiannavyMedia,” it posted.



BrahMos Supersonic cruise missile

According to a top official of BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd, the India-Russian joint venture produces supersonic cruise missiles that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or land platforms with a speed of 2.8 Mach or almost three times the speed of sound. India also exports BrahMos missiles to a few countries like the Philippines and others. Notably, the Indian Navy tested their Extended range capacity.

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