Indian Army Successfully Tests BrahMos Missile on Ground Targets

India's supersonic Brahmos cruise missiles


BrahMos missile was launched from a mobile launcher in the Pokhran polygon in Indian state of Rajasthan, according to BrahMos Aerospace Limited.

 The Indian Army has successfully tested a BrahMos missile on ground targets, BrahMos Aerospace Limited said Saturday.

The missile was launched from a mobile launcher in the Pokhran polygon in Indian state of Rajasthan at 10:00 a.m. (04:30 GMT), and successfully hit the target.The missile is produced by an India-Russia joint company BrahMos Aerospace, named after the rivers Brahmaputra and Moskva.

BrahMos is a short-range supersonic missile, which has been in use by the Indian Navy since 2005. The missile has a range of 180 miles and can carry a conventional warhead of up to 660 pounds.

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