New Delhi: On the Eastern seaboard, Indian Air Force (IAF) undertook live firing of BrahMos missile from a Su30 MkI aircraft on Tuesday 19 April 2022. The missile achieved a direct hit on the target, a decommissioned Indian Navy ship. The mission was undertaken in close coordination with Indian Navy.
Simultaneously, successful maiden BrahMos firing was also conductor by lNS Delhi from an upgraded modular launcher. This once again demonstrated long range strike capability of BrahMos alongwith validation of integrated Network Centric Operations from frontline platforms.
The BrahMos is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarine, ships, aircraft, or land. It is the fastest cruise missile in the world