BrahMos test-fire successful

Balasore: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists today successfully test-fired surface-to-surface BrahMos missile from Launch Pad-Three of the Interim Test Range (ITR) at Chandiupr here.

The supersonic missile, already inducted into the Indian Army and Indian Navy arsenal, has a maximum striking range of 290 kilometer. The 8.4 metre long missile with a diameter of 600 meter can carry a payload of 300 kilograms. The missile has been jointly developed by India and Russia.