Can BrahMos be launched from air?

The air-launched version of the BrahMos missile will be capable of reaching targets up to 800 kilometres away, sources said on Sunday. India is developing a new air-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which would be able to strike at enemy targets at more than 800 kilometres.

Which country has made BrahMos missile?

This is the first major military export by India. This supersonic missile is an India-Russia joint venture which can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or from land platforms.

Does India have hypersonic weapons?

India has been working on hypersonic missile technology for a few years and is currently trailing the United States, Russia, and China. In September 2020, DRDO successfully tested a Hypersonic Technology Demonstrated Vehicle (HSTDV) and demonstrated its hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology.

Why is BrahMos named so?

The name BrahMos is a portmanteau formed from the names of two rivers, the Brahmaputra of India and the Moskva of Russia. Ship, submarine, aircraft, and land-based mobile launchers. It is the world’s fastest Anti-Ship Cruise Missile currently in operation.

When will the BrahMos missile be tested?

On 26 February 2012, A. Sivathanu Pillai said that the air-launched version of BrahMos is being developed and will be tested by the end of 2012. This version of the BrahMos missile will use air-breathing scramjet propulsion technology and would be more fuel-efficient than a traditional rocket-powered missile.

Is there an inclined launcher for BrahMos cruise missile?

^ “India’s L develops inclined launcher for BrahMos cruise missile | Jane’s 360”. Retrieved 8 May 2018. ^ “BrahMos Test Fired”. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2011. ^ “BrahMos naval version tested successfully”. 25 March 2008.

Does the BrahMos missile export a challenging Proposition?

^ “BrahMos missile exports a challenging proposition”. Russia Beyond. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014. Wikimedia Commons has media related to BrahMos.

How many BrahMos missiles are in the Indian Navy?

India has deployed Brahmos along with long range cruise missile Nirbhay and Akash surface to air missile to deter Chinese aggression along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh. By April 2013, Brahmos has been inducted in eight warships of the Indian Navy. The following ship classes of the navy are equipped with BrahMos: