1 min read.Updated: 14 Jan 2022, 02:10 PM ISTLivemint
BrahMos is the main weapon system of the Indian Navy warships and has been deployed on almost all of its surface platforms
BrahMos missile flies at a speed of 2.8 Mach or almost three times the speed of sound
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Philippines on Friday accepted BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd's to supply Shore-Based Anti-Ship Missile System Acquisition Project for its navy. The proposal is worth $374,9 million. The Notice of Award has been communicated to BrahMos officials by the Philippines Department of National Defense.
BrahMos missile flies at a speed of 2.8 Mach or almost three times the speed of sound. Senior scientist Atul Dinkar Rane has been appointed as the new head of the BrahMos Aerospace Limited and he has worked with the firm since its inception days.
India is likely to bag more orders for the missile system from friendly countries as it is negotiating at an advanced stage with some other nations too.
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