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  • India Begins Construction of New Frigate
    India Begins Construction of New Frigate 28 September 2020
    The steel cutting ceremony of the first Project 11356 frigate to be built with local resources was carried out for the Indian Navy. The ship construction undertaken by Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) will be completed using India's local resources. The construction of the Project 11356 frigate is part of a major agreement involving the transfer and completion of two incomplete Admiral Grigorovich-class frigates attached to the Russian Navy. India signed an agreement with Ru...
  • BrahMos to Target AWACS
    BrahMos to Target AWACS 15 September 2020
    Russian – Indian joint cruise missile "BrahMos" will aim large air targets such as AWACS aircraft in 2024. According to "RIA Novosti", the co-director of the Russian-Indian JV "BrahMos" Alexander Maksichev said, "The project of a cruise missile" BrahMos "air-to-air "for the destruction of air targets such as AWACS aircraft has been approved, the completion of work for the first launch is scheduled for 2024.” According to ...
  • Range Increased BrahMos To Begin Tests
    Range Increased BrahMos To Begin Tests 25 August 2020
    New tests are on the agenda for the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile developed with a joint subsidiary of India and Russia. The range of the cruise missile will undergo various modification tests by 2020.  BrahMos-A, equipped with aircraft, was successfully fired from the Su-30 MKI aircraft in 2019. At the beginning of June (2020), the air variant of the cruise missile successfully completed certification tests in India. New Delhi aims to increase its effectiveness in the Indi...
  • India Aims Building Hypersonic Cruise Missile by 2050
    India Aims Building Hypersonic Cruise Missile by 2050 4 August 2020
    India is aiming to make a new step on missile technology. Following its success on BrahMos anti-ship missile with Russia, India will make Air-breathing Hypersonic Glide Vehicles (HGV) by 2050. A one-day workshop on “Challenges in Air-breathing Hypersonic Technologies” was held in the country. It is stated that there are many challenges to overcome such as financing the cost and finding the materials that withstand at nearly 1,800-degree Celsius temperature. Hyp...
  • Philippine Navy Plans to Acquire BrahMos Coastal Defence System
    Philippine Navy Plans to Acquire BrahMos Coastal Defence System 11 June 2020
    The Philippine Navy (PN) is interested in having their own shore-based anti-ship missile systems and is eyeing the Indian BrahMos coastal defence system for the requirement. MaxDefense from the Philippines reported that the PN is planning to acquire three batteries to enable an area defence/area denial (A2/AD) capability to protect the country’s territories. The Philippine Army (PA) has earlier announced its intentions to acquire two batteries of the BrahMos land-based missile...
  • First Su-30 Jets with BrahMos Missiles Enter Service in India
    First Su-30 Jets with BrahMos Missiles Enter Service in India 23 January 2020
    The first squadron of Su-30MKI jet fighters, armed with an air-based version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles entered service in the Indian Air Force Monday, The Times of India reported. According to the article, the planes will enter service during a ceremony set to take place at Thanjavur Air Force Station in India’s Tamil Nadu. The Air Force Station houses the 222nd “Tigershark” squadron, the first to receive the Su-30MKIs, reconfigured for BrahMo...
  • Indian Su-30 Air Launches BrahMos
    Indian Su-30 Air Launches BrahMos 20 December 2019
    Indian Air Force successfully fired BrahMos 'air version' missile from the Su-30 MKI. The launch was smooth with the missile following the desired trajectory and achieving a 'direct hit' on a sea target off the Odisha coastline. BrahMos supersonic air to surface missile, with a range close to 300 km, has been designed and developed by BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd (BAPL). The firing off Odisha coast was undertaken with support from the Indian Navy. BrahMos is a 2.5 Ton S...
  • Regional Power Wars in Asia
    Regional Power Wars in Asia 9 October 2019
    According to Philippine media reports, the Philippines is considering supplying the BrahMos cruise missile. The missile was developed with a joint subsidiary of Russia and India. “Talks are now ongoing for Philippine Army’s BraHmos missile acquisition project with India,” a senior military official bared. The missile has a ramjet propulsion system and a range of up to 1,900 kilometres. Seeking to supply the land-based variant of the missile, the Philippines is gradually shif...
  • Additional Test from Russia and India
    Additional Test from Russia and India 29 August 2019
    BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, developed in partnership with Russian Federation NPO Mashinostroyeniya and Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), may undergo additional tests. BrahMos Aerospace may conduct a second air-launch test of its supersonic cruise missile to further demonstrate the weapon’s ability to fly to a number of waypoints before reaching its final destination. The tests would come at the earliest in November, after the monsoon season in India end...
  • Brahmos to Protect the Indian Coast
    Brahmos to Protect the Indian Coast 13 August 2019
    India announced that it will procure two coastal BrahMos supersonic missile batteries. The new batteries, which will replace the systems already in use, will be içput in the navy inventory. Systems will be mobilised with integration to Tatra trucks, will be deployed in areas close to critical cities. The missile system, which can be effective against targets beyond the radar horizon, can fly at supersonic speeds thanks to its ramjet engine. The system is estimated t...
  • Fastest Cruise Missile BrahMos at IDEX
    Fastest Cruise Missile BrahMos at IDEX 17 February 2019
    One of fastest cruise missile Indian and Russian missile BrahMos, is displayed at IDEX 2019.  BrahMos was first launched in 2001 and can be installed on ships, submarines and on aircraft. In November 2017, a BrahMos flight test on an Indian SU-30 MKI employed the missile against a ship target. The current range of the missile is nearly 300 kilometres, the representative said. It is claimed that the governments of Russia and India plan doubling the range of the missile to 600 km.  Br...
  • Chinese Tests Continues
    Chinese Tests Continues 19 October 2018
    China recently added a new one to its weapons tests. Beijing tests the HD-1supersonic cruise missile with the ramjet engine, claimed that the system could be a rival to the Russian-Indian BrahMos system. It was added to the claims that the HD-1 developed for BrahMos market would be less costly and more useful than its rival. The system was developed by China-based  Guangdong Hongda Blasting Company (GHBC). The HD-1 system consists of missiles, launchers, command...
  • Indian Missile to Russian Ship
    Indian Missile to Russian Ship 4 October 2018
    Russia and India, is close to sign an agreement on procurement of Project 11356 frigates. Delhi plans to equip ships with BrahMos, is aiming to sign a deal on the purchase this week. Technical details and negotiations were completed in 2017, and a total of four ships to be procured. The cost of the program is expected to be about 2 Billion US Dollars. Negotiations on the two ships from procured from Russia in ready condition, remaining two platforms will build in India at the Goa Shipyard was...
  • Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension
    Successful Test Firing of Brahmos to Validate Service Life Extension 17 July 2018
    Indian Ministry of Defence stated that test firing of the Brahmos missile was carried out to validate its service life extension. Statement indicated that BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore, Odisha. The test-firing conducted from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher was part of service life extension programme for Indian Army under extreme weather condition. According to the statement the precision strike missi...
  • BrahMos' Life Extended
    BrahMos' Life Extended 23 May 2018
    BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired on 21 May from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Odisha as part of service life extension programme. The life extension test firing of BrahMos was conducted from a Static Inclined Launcher. The missile system met its mission parameters perfectly, the Indian Ministry of Defence announced. With the successful trial of the life extension programme, the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile can now remain in ...
  • Inclined Launcher for BrahMos Unveiled
    Inclined Launcher for BrahMos Unveiled 9 May 2018
    India’s Larsen & Toubro (L&T) company has developed a launcher prototype for the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile for fitment onto Indian Navy (IN) warships.  The Quadruple Canisterised Inclined Launcher (QCIL), which was delivered to BrahMos Aerospace on 7 May, has been designed to launch up to four BrahMos missiles in an inclined configuration. The new launcher will be fitted on warships unable to accommodate a vertical launch modu...
  • BrahMos Test-fired With Indigenous Seeker
    BrahMos Test-fired With Indigenous Seeker 23 March 2018
    Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on 22 March via his official Twitter account that a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired for the first time using an indigenously developed seeker. Sitharaman said, "the precision strike weapon with Indian-made seeker flew in its designated trajectory and hit the target with pinpoint accuracy". So far, the seeker, a critical technology in missiles, had come from Russia. The seeker was d...
  • Brahmos Missile's Range to be Extended
    Brahmos Missile's Range to be Extended 1 February 2018
    The BrahMos Aerospace company will develop a new variant of the BRAHMOS missile with a range of up to 800 km, according to the Hindustan Times newspaper. According to the article, the missile might be tested before the end of this year.  In March 2017, India successfully tested the BRAHMOS-ER (Extended Range) missile that had a range of 400 km. An air-launched variant of the BRAHMOS, designated BRAHMOS-A and intended for use on Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30MKI, wa...
  • Brahmos Integration Work Commenced
    Brahmos Integration Work Commenced 18 December 2017
    India has commenced integration work of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile on 40 Sukhoi combat aircraft following the successful test-firing of the missiles from a Sukhoi-30 combat jet on November 22. The Su-30MKI fleet will undergo structural modifications at the state-run aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and the project is expected to be completed by 2020. Brahmos ALCM weighing 2,5 ton is the heaviest weapon to be deployed on India’s Su-30 fighter air...
  • Su-30MKI Successfully Test-fired Brahmos
    Su-30MKI Successfully Test-fired Brahmos 23 November 2017
    The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI successfully fired Brahmos supersonic cruise missile on 22 November for the first time. Indian Ministry of Defence announced the flight test was conducted against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal. Brahmos ALCM weighing 2,5 ton is the heaviest weapon to be deployed on India’s Su-30 fighter aircraft modified by HAL to carry weapons.  Reportedly, 42 Sukhoi fighters will even...
  • BrahMos Deliveries To Begin in January
    BrahMos Deliveries To Begin in January 15 November 2017
    The Indian Air Force (IAF) will begin taking delivery of the air-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles in January 2018, Russian TASS news agency reported on 13 November. The Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace is to begin deliveries of the BrahMos-A following the completion of trials against naval and ground targets. BrahMos-A missiles are fitted with a 300 kg warhead, has a range of 290 km and a cruise speed of 2.80 Mach. ...
  • Back-To-Back Success by BrahMos Block III
    Back-To-Back Success by BrahMos Block III 4 May 2017
    India carried out the firing of the advanced BRAHMOS Block III land attack cruise missile system in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands on the 3 May for the second consecutive day. The long-range tactical weapon was successfully tested from the same location on the 2 May, 2017.  The firings of the supersonic cruise missile were carried out in full operational land-to-land configurations from Mobile Autonomous Launchers (MAL) at its full-range. The Indian Ministry o...
  • BrahMos Test on Talwar-class Frigate
    BrahMos Test on Talwar-class Frigate 24 April 2017
    Indian Navy (IN) successfully test-fired a BrahMos Land-Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile from Talwar-class guided missile frigate INS Teg on 21 April. The land attack variant of the BrahMos missile will provide the capability to precisely neutralise selected targets deep inland, far away from the coast, from stand-off ranges at sea, according to India's Press Information Bureau statement.
  • BrahMos-ER Test Fired For The First Time
    BrahMos-ER Test Fired For The First Time 13 March 2017
    BrahMos-ER, an enhanced version of the BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile, has been successfully test fired on 11 March from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. BrahMos Aerospace CEO Dr. Sudhir Mishra stated that BrahMos-ER has a range of over 400, with a supersonic speed of 2.8 Mach. The launch has been carried out from the Mobile Autonomous Launcher (MAL) deployed in full configuration. 
  • Krivak Tech On Its Way To India
    Krivak Tech On Its Way To India 7 March 2017
    India gave start to the Indo-Russian Krivak class (Project 1135) frigate project, which was inked in October 2016. The basic structure of two frigates has already been completed in Russia while two new frigates to be constructed under $4 billion project will be constructed at Indian shipyards, most probably at India's Goa Shipyard. Krivak class frigates will be fitted with the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles. 
  • BrahMos Under The Spotlight
    BrahMos Under The Spotlight 20 February 2017
    India's BrahMos cruise missiles pulls international customers according to BrahMos Aerospace company. Reportedly, six countries in Asia, the Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East, who already operates Su-30s, are interested in buying Russia’s Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets armed with BrahMos missiles. Supersonic BrahMos air-to-ground missile will soon be tested on an Indian Air Force's Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft that has already undergone mod...
  • Light BrahMos for PAK FA
    Light BrahMos for PAK FA 28 January 2017
    India partnered with Russia to develop BrahMos light cruise missile for Russia’s fifth-generation Sukhoi T-50 (PAK FA) fighter jets. Machine-Building R&D Consortium CEO Alexander Leonov announced the agreement on 27 January, saying that The BrahMos missiles will be mounted on both T-50s and submarines’ torpedo launchers. The new version will be lighter and smaller in size, allowing a wide range of aircraft to be fitted with the missile, such ...
  • Parliament's Current Agenda: 'BrahMos'
    Parliament's Current Agenda: 'BrahMos' 21 December 2016
    New Delhi and Moscow has reached an agreement to extend the range of jointly developed BrahMos PJ-10 supersonic cruise missile. Indian Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told parliament on 16 December that since India joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MCTR), Russia could now provide necessary systems to India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for a "joint technical development work" to extend the range beyond to extend the range beyond ...
  • Brahmos Missile's Range to be Doubled
    Brahmos Missile's Range to be Doubled 20 October 2016
    New Delhi and Moscow are to jointly develop a new generation BrahMos missiles with 600 km range and pinpoint accuracy. As India joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), New Delhi and Moscow now have the chance to work on such joint project, since the MTCR guidelines do not allow any member to sell or jointly produce missiles with a range beyond 300 km. The agreement was signed during a summit held in Goa, India and also includes development of missiles with shorther range. BrahMos...
  • BrahMos Missiles to Indian Vessels
    BrahMos Missiles to Indian Vessels 20 October 2016
    India’s new Talwar-class ships are to be powered by Russian NPO Saturn gas turbine engines and equipped with BrahMos antiship missiles. India’s additional order of four Project 11356 ships contract was signed on 15 October. Two of the vessels is scheduled to be built in Yantar Shipyard while the other two in India.
  • India to acquire three Admiral Grigorovich-class frigates from Russia
    India to acquire three Admiral Grigorovich-class frigates from Russia 7 August 2016
    Russia will supply three Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356M) frigates to India that were originally intended for the Russian Navy's Black Sea Fleet. The additional three Project 11356 frigates for the Indian Navy - No. 360 Admiral Butakov , No. 361 Admiral Istomin , and No. 362 Admiral Kornilov - will reportedly be equipped with the BrahMos cruise missile system.
  • Su-30 MKI flies first sortie with BrahMos missile 28 June 2016
    Indian Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircraft has flown with a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on board for the first time. The twin-seat aircraft carried the 2,500kg missile during a 45 minute sortie from the Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) airport in Bengaluru. The aircraft is the first of two Su-30 MKIs to be modified to test the missile. Eventually, 40 air force Su-30s will be equipped to carry the missile. The BrahMos missile has an active radar seeker and can achieve speeds of up to Mach three. It is ...
  • UAE, Vietnam, South Africa and Chile are customers for the BrahMos 27 May 2016
    India and Russia have agreed in principle to export the world’s fastest anti-ship cruise missile, Brahmos, making UAE, Vietnam, South Africa and Chile the first export customers.  Since Russia is the partner country in the BrahMos joint venture with its constant discussions with several other countries  including Algeria, Bulgaria, Egypt, Greece, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand Venezuela.
  • Fair News 10 May 2016
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  • Russian- Indian fighter to be armed with Brahmos 29 March 2016
    Brahmos Aerospace chief Sudhir Mishra told RIA Novosti during the exhibition Defexpo India 2016 that developers of the Russian-Indian Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) asked to adjust the size of the BrahMos missile, so it can be placed to the internal bay of the aircraft. He also said that four nations are negotiating the purchase of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles. He did not specify which nations are interested in buying the missiles. The FGFA has stealth capabili...