Bangalore: India successfully test fired its BrahMos cruise missile, jointly developed with Russia, in Pokhran, said a spokesman for BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd.
India’s army and navy plan to deploy the missile two years from now. The missile has a range of 290km and can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft and land, according to the website of the New Delhi-based maker.
This was the second success for the missile, following a failure the first time the weapon was tested, Praveen Pathak, additional general manager at BrahMos Aerospace, said in a telephone interview.