The Brahmos missile was named after India's Brahmaputra river and Moscow river in Russia. According to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) it can travel at up to 2.8 times the speed of sound and has a range of 290 kmhan. Suranjan Pal, a DRDO official told sources, "The launch from a moving frontline naval platform in the Bay of Bengal was very successful and we are thrilled as this is very significant."
Sources say that India which has world's fourth-largest military is planning to fit the missile in several ships.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)