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BrahMos successfully tested in Pokhran

BrahMos successfully tested in Pokhran
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First Published: Sun, Mar 29 2009. 09 45 PM IST
Updated: Sun, Mar 29 2009. 09 45 PM IST
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.
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First Published: Sun, Mar 29 2009. 09 45 PM IST
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