BrahMos Current Affairs - 2020

Naval version of BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Chennai

The Naval version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired  on October 18, 2020. It was test-fired from an indigenously built stealth destroyer of the Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea. Highlights The missile was fired from INS Chennai which is a stealth destroyer. Missile hit the target with pin-point accuracy after performing Read More…

India successfully test-fires Rudram- an Anti-Radiation Missile

India has successfully test-fired the Rudram – an Anti-Radiation Missile on October 9, 2020. It has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile was test fired from its primary test platform Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft off the east coast. About Rudram Missile The missile will provide air superiority and capability for the Indian Read More…

India test fired the Brahmos Missile with an Indigenous Booster

India successfully test fired the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos having an indigenous booster and airframe section at Balasore, Odisha on September 30, 2020. About Brahmos It was developed by jointly by Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM) of Russia. BrahMos is a ramjet supersonic cruise missile Read More…

Pakistan test fires anti-ship missiles successfully

The Pakistan Navy on April 25, 2020, had successfully test fired anti-ship missiles in the North Arabian sea. Highlights The missiles were fired at sea level from by aircraft and warships from the surface ships. The Pakistan Navy sends strong signals of readiness to encounter enemies upon the success of the testing. The testing comes Read More…

“TIGERSHARKS”, First Squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft inducted by IAF in Tamil Nadu

On January 20, 2020, the 222 Squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets was inducted by the Indian Air Force in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The squadron has been named “Tiger Sharks”. Highlights The squadron has been inducted with modified Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets that are modified to carry BrahMos missiles. Background The 222 Squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI squadron called Read More…