The missile was completely integrated at the BrahMos Integration Complex at Hyderabad. The test flight was witnessed by senior officers from the armed forces. he Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Brahmos, along with Mr. S Som, Project Director, Brahmos and Rear Admiral S Mohapatra, Executive Director were present during the launch.
“The missile was test fired from a ground mobile launcher from the launch complex-3 at about 1122 hours and the trial was successful,” a defence official said.
The supersonic missile is capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 200 to 300 kilograms.
The cruise missile, a surface-to-surface army version, was test fired in the presence of senior army officials and DRDO scientists, a defence official said.
The two-stage missile, the first one being solid and the second one ramjet liquid propellant, has already been inducted into the army and the navy.
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