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BrahMos cruise missile test successful

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Published : May 22, 2018, 6:28 am IST
Updated : May 22, 2018, 6:28 am IST

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated Team BrahMos and DRDO for the successful flight.

The Army operates three regiments equipped with various configurations of BrahMos land attack cruise missiles which has been operationalised since 2007. (Photo: File)
 The Army operates three regiments equipped with various configurations of BrahMos land attack cruise missiles which has been operationalised since 2007. (Photo: File)

Balasore: India on Monday successfully flight-tested BrahMos cruise missile from integrated test range at Chandipur along Odisha coast.

The supersonic cruise missile was test-fired at 10.40 am from Launch Pad 3 of the ITR located in Balasore district.

In fact, BrahMos is the first indigenously built missile whose life has been extended from 10 years to 15 years.

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated Team BrahMos and DRDO for the successful flight.

Now, the Indian Army became world’s first land force to deploy the tactical BrahMos. The Army operates three regiments equipped with various configurations of BrahMos land attack cruise missiles which has been operationalised since 2007.

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