India successfully tested a new cruise missile

The missile BrahMos can run 400 kilometers

The missile BrahMos launched from the frigate Tag ground targets.

Naval forces of India for the first time performed a successful launch of the Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic missiles on ground targets, according to the defense Ministry of this country.

“The missile is made with the Tag frigate of the Indian Navy Russian-built project 11356, – stated in the message. To launch long-range missile”.

In the message it is emphasized that the tested version of the BrahMos missile will allow the ships of the Indian Navy, the arms of which is Russian-Indian missile “to strike with high precision surface targets in the depth of the coast.”

Until recently, a cruise missile BrahMos had a range of up to 300 km. After India acceded to the international regime of control over missile technologies, the opportunity to increase its range .

On 11 March, the company BrahMos, co-founder of which is the Russian NPO Mashinostroyenia, has announced the first test launch range of 400 km.

As reported Корреспондент.netin November 2016, India has launched ballistic missile Prithvi-II self development. It is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead weighing 500 kg to one tonne to a distance of 350 kilometers.

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