BrahMos missile 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…

Philippines army to buy India’s Brahmos missile

Brahmos missile is considered as one of the fastest supersonic missiles. Philippines army is acquiring Indian-manufactured weapon in order to strengthen its coastal defences. In 2018, Indian PM Modi signed 4 bilateral agreements during his visit to Philippines, and acquiring Brahmos is one among them. Significance The acquisition proves that India’s Act East Policy is Read More…

Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos test fired

The Anti-ship version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test fired from the launch complex-3 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. About BrahMos Missile The name BrahMos is formed from names of two rivers i.e. Indian river Brahmaputra and the Moskva River of Russia. Manufacturer: The missile is manufactured at BrahMos Aerospace Read More…

BrahMos Air Launched Missile test fired from a Su-30 MKI

The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully fired aerial version of supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Key Highlights About: The IAF successfully fired BrahMos Air Launched Missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft. Background: Earlier on 22 November 2017, the IAF became World’s first Air Force to successfully fire an Read More…

BrahMos Missile tested in extreme weather conditions

DRDO has successfully test-fired supersonic cruise missile under extreme weather conditions, as part of the service life extension programme for Indian Army. The missile was fired from a mobile autonomous launcher from the Integrated Test Range at Balasore, Odisha. Key Facts During the test missile followed designated trajectory and its key components functioned perfectly. It Read More…