Where did the army launched the BrahMos supersonic missile?

Where did the army launched the BrahMos supersonic missile?

Car Nicobar Islands
The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was launched in a top-attack configuration on November 24. The Indian Army on Tuesday successfully launched BrahMos, a supersonic land attack cruise missile, at Car Nicobar Islands in a “top-attack” configuration, hitting a target in Bay Bengal.

WHO launched BrahMos supersonic cruise missile?

The test was carried out under PJ-10 project of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), under which the missile was launched with an indigenous booster. The missile was launched from a land-based facility in Odisha.

Which missile will launch in 2020?

DRDO successfully test-fires Agni-Prime missile “India successfully carried out the test-firing of a new missile of the Agni series known as Agni-Prime at 10.55 am today, off the coast of Odisha. The new nuclear-capable missile is fully made up of composite material and it was a textbook launch,” the sources said.

When did BrahMos project start?

The first BrahMos launch from a submerged platform was conducted in the Bay of Bengal in March 2013. These missiles are a strong contender for fitment in the new generation of India’s non-nuclear submarines, the Project 75I boats. The Indian armed forces have already received several hundred BrahMos missiles.

Can Rafale carry BrahMos?

According to reports, the BrahMos-NG (Next Generation), which is a smaller and lighter version of the existing one, is compatible with the French-made Rafale. The BrahMos-NG is expected to have the same range of around 290 kilometers along with a speed of Mach 3.5.

Which is the fastest missile in the world?

The most well-known supersonic missile is the Indian/Russian BrahMos, is currently the fastest operational supersonic missile capable of speeds around 2,100–2,300 mph.

Is BrahMos nuclear capable?

The missile is capable of carrying a conventional warhead (non-nuclear) weighing 200-300 kg. The BrahMos is a two-stage missile, with a solid propellant booster engine that kicks in in the first stage and brings the missile to supersonic speed before separating.

Who is Father of BrahMos missile?

A Sivathanu Pillai
A. Sivathanu Pillai

A Sivathanu Pillai
Citizenship Indian
Alma mater Thiagarajar College of Engineering (B.E.) University of Pune (PhD)
Known for Known as Father of Brahmos Aerospace
Spouse(s) Seetha Sivathanu Pillai

Can S400 intercept BrahMos?

Though China is acquiring one of the best missile defence systems S400 from Russia but BrahMos’ very small RCS (Radar cross section), supersonic speed coupled with S-manoeuvre and low flying altitude makes it extremely difficult to track & intercept.