India testfires latest version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off Odisha coast
Bhubaneswar, Jan 20: India on Thursday successfully test-fired a new version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha in Balasore, according to the defence sources.
The missile was equipped with new technological developments which were successfully proven, the sources said.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh complimented Brahmos, DRDO teams & industry for successful flight test. Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secy Dept of Defence R&D & Chairman DRDO appreciated scientists & engineers for continuously putting efforts to maximize the weapon systems efficiency.
Earlier on January 11, the DRDO had successfully test-fired a naval variant of the BrahMos from a stealth guided-missile destroyer of the Indian Navy.
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh had congratulated DRDO officials for successful launch and said that it "reconfirmed the robustness of the Indian Navy's mission readiness".