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Enhanced BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired

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BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with increased indigenous content and improved performance, was successfully test-fired from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on 20th January. The launch was conducted by Brahmos Aerospace in close coordination with the teams of Defence Research and Development Organisation. In this text-book flight, the missile followed the predicted trajectory meeting all mission objectives. The flight test is a major milestone in the way forward for BrahMos programme.
Enhanced BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired

The missile was equipped with the advanced indigenous technologies and followed a modified optimal trajectory for enhanced efficiency and improved performance. The missile with the modified control system has been fine tuned to achieve an enhanced capability. This flight test was monitored by all the sensors of the range instrumentation including telemetry, radar and electro-optical tracking systems deployed across the eastern coast and the down range ships. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has complimented the Brahmos, DRDO teams and industry for the successful flight test.

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