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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Supersonic Crusie Missile Brahmos ready for induction in Army

Cruise missile BrahMos shown on IMDS-2007Image via Wikipedia
Army successfully test fired the land version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Pokharan test range in Rajasthan on Wednesday 29th July 2009.

The missile takes it name from two rivers the Brahamputra of India and Moskva of Russia as its a joint venture between India and Russia. BrahMos has a range of 300 KM and carries 300 KG conventional warhead and can achieve speeds upto 2.8 Mach (nearly three times the speed of sound thats why it's a supersonic)

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