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  BrahMos test
BRAHMOS, the supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by India and Russia, is on course for user trials.
BrahMos is likely to be inducted into the armed forces in 2004 after some more flights, and user trials.
BrahMos can be launched from a variety of platforms: land, including silos and mobile launchers; ships and submarines; and aircraft.
www.flonnet.com /fl2023/stories/20031121008013300.htm   (509 words)

  BRAHMOS Anti Ship Missile
The BrahMos (surface launched) and BrahMos A (air launched) cruise missiles are designed to be able to attack surface targets from a low altitude of 10 meters, at a speed of Mach 2.8, from a range of 290 km.
BrahMos can be launched either in vertical or inclined position and will cover 360 degrees.
The high cruise and terminal speed of the BrahMos is posing a significant challenge for the attacked target, as it leaves significantly less time for deployment of countermeasures.
www.defense-update.com /products/b/brahmos.htm   (415 words)

 India Test-Fires Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile From Warship
India Test-Fires Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile From Warship
"The BrahMos missile was launched at 11.18 am (0548 GMT) from the Indian destroyer INS Rajput off the Bay of Bengal and it successfully hit a target at sea," said the defence official.
BrahMos was on display at the January 26 Republic Day military parade, and an unspecified number of countries are said to be interested in buying the cruise missile, which carries a conventional warhead.
www.spacedaily.com /news/missiles-04zzs.html   (301 words)

 BrahMos, missiles, Weapon Systems | India Defence
To avoid anti-missile defence Brahmos remains at an altitude of 10-15 from launch to impact.
Brahmos KE lethality is nine times greater than conventional subsonic missile as kinetic energy being proportional to square of velocity.
This capability is normally obtained through screen matching criteria, but Brahmos employs special algorithm that classifies targets based on their radar cross section as contained in the pre launch data.
www.india-defence.com /specifications/missiles/48   (601 words)

BrahMos is destined to be a "tri-service" missile to be fired from surface ships, submarines, airborne platforms, trucks and land-based silos.
Thus in case of a salvo launch a flock of BrahMos will be able to allocate and range targets by their importance and choose the attack implementation plan.
The quest for a Brahmos LACM variant was hinted at in a test at Pokhran during December 2004, the missile being equipped with special image processing software for terminal homing.
www.indiadefence.com /brahmospunch.htm   (1173 words)

 The Hindu : National : BrahMos test-fired off west coast
A perfect 10: BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile, taking off from the Naval vessel Rajput on Friday morning in the Arabian Sea towards a decommissioned vessel, which was the target.
The 10th flight of BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile jointly developed by India and Russia, which took place on Friday in a ship-to-ship mode was "a hundred per cent success." The missile took off from the Naval vessel INS Rajput sailing in the Arabian off the western coast and pulverised a decommissioned naval ship.
BrahMos is essentially an anti-ship supersonic cruise missile that flies at a speed of 2.8 to 3 Mach (2.8 to three times the speed of sound).
www.hindu.com /2005/04/16/stories/2005041602941400.htm   (531 words)

 Brahmos, Schema-Root news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Moscow, Dec 17: The recent attack on brahmos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian cruise missile joint venture, by Russia's armaments firms signals a major shift in...
The process of induction of the supersonic cruise missile, brahmos being developed as an Indo-Russian joint venture is in advanced stages.
The brahmos missile project, which began development in 1998 as a corporate joint venture with Russia and resulted in a world-class cruise missile that other...
schema-root.org /military/weapons/missiles/cruise/brahmos   (1204 words)

 PJ-10 BrahMos
The BrahMos, a derivative of the Yakhont, was developed by a joint venture between India's Defence Research and Development Organisation and Russia's NPO Mashinostroyenia.
The BrahMos missile is a two-stage vehicle that has a solid propellant booster and a liquid (propellant) ram jet system.
The Brahmos recorded its performance as having met technical parameters, both in terms of the flight range and hitting accuracy.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/india/brahmos.htm   (1000 words)

 BrahMos gives India a cutting edge : BrahMos missile, submarines, Indian military : IBNLive.com : CNN-IBN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
India is now ready to fire the Brahmos cruise missiles from submarines and this gives a quantum jump to the Indian military capability to launch a stealth attack.
The Navy's confidence in the BrahMos cruise missile in reflected in its decision to arm all major warships and submarines in the future with this supersonic weapon.
The success of the Brahmos is due to the joint collaboration with Russia.
www.ibnlive.com /news/brahmos-gives-india-a-cutting-edge/14143-3.html   (447 words)

 Navhind Times on the Web: India
BrahMos a milestone in India-Russia ties: PM New Delhi, June 28: The recently-inducted BrahMos cruise missile was an “important milestone” in India-Russia defence cooperation and would “open up new pathways” in other spheres as well, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh said here today.
BrahMos is capable of being launched from multiple platforms based on land, sea, sub-sea and air against a variety of sea and land targets.
BrahMos was conceptualised in 1995 with equity participation of 50.9 per cent from India and 49.5 per cent from Russia.
www.navhindtimes.com /articles.php?Story_ID=062927   (512 words)

 Events: Defence; LETHAL WEAPON; Dec 21, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
BrahMos, India's true brahmastra, would fly three times faster than the Tomahawk and is three to four times sleeker.
BrahMos is funded by two governments but operates as a private company.
Among the many firsts about the venture is the fact that BrahMos would also be the first joint venture company in which the loans to be repaid have been converted into investment.
www.the-week.com /23dec21/events2.htm   (1279 words)

 BrahMos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land.
It is a joint venture between Russia's Mashinostreyenia, and India's Brahmos Corp. Propulsion is based on the Russian Yakhont missile, while guidance is developed by Brahmos corp., established in India is a joint venture between India and Russia.
BrahMos is currently one of the few supersonic cruise missiles in the world and at speeds of 2.5 to 2.8 Mach is about three times faster than the subsonic Tomahawk cruise missile.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/BrahMos   (571 words)

 BrahMos a milestone in India-Russia ties: PM : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Singh, who visited the BrahMos Aerospace complex to get acquainted with the advanced missile system, said this programme would be the harbinger of more active cooperation between public and private enterprises.
Singh said the BrahMos was rated one of the most advanced cruise missiles in the world and referred to the role played by President APJ Abdul Kalam, the father of India's missile programme, in shaping the venture.
BrahMos chief A Sivathanu Pillai and Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister M Natarajan briefed the Prime Minister about the missile's advanced fire control and guidance systems, which make BrahMos unique.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1730651,0008.htm   (565 words)

 Air force to induct BrahMos missiles by 2007
Apart from the mechanical assembly of hooks and straps to house the long and heavy version of the missile, a suitable electronic system or a fire control system linked to the cockpit avionics would have to be designed and engineered, he said.
Since the BrahMos has a longer range of up to 290 km, unlike other missiles with shorter ranges of 10 to 20 km, the electronic systems for controlling it were more complicated.
The assembly of the BrahMos would be rigidly uniform and common for the all users of the missile, he said.
www.rediff.com /news/2006/aug/26brahmos.htm   (650 words)

 Brahmos the naval Brahmastra - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Brahmos supersonic cruise missile is again in the news for its successful test-firing yesterday for the fifth time from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur-on-sea near Balasore.
The Brahmos, as any other anti-ship missile, is unique from other surface-to-surface missiles, like the Agni or Prithvi that are fired against land-based targets.
The Brahmos with a speed of 2.8 mach is faster than the famed French “Exocet” missile that turned the tide in the 1982 Falklands war between the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy and the Argentinian Navy.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/nov11/n11.asp   (581 words)

 RIA Novosti - Opinion & analysis - BrahMos missiles strengthen India's defense
BrahMos Airspace Ltd. was established in India in 1998 by the Machine Building Research and Production Association (NPO) from Reutov, outside Moscow, and the Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of the Indian Defense Ministry for the purpose of mastering production of these supersonic anti-ship missiles.
The BrahMos missile is a successor to the Yakhont anti-ship missile, an export version of Russia's Onyx anti-ship missile, which was adopted by the Russian Navy only in 2002.
Brahmos missiles will also be installed on Project 15A Bangalore-class guided-missile destroyers and Project 17 guided-missile frigates, which are larger versions of Project 11356 Talvar-class frigates, and which are to be constructed at Mazagon Dock Limited, India's best shipbuilder.
en.rian.ru /analysis/20060705/50945693.html   (799 words)

 Pakistani Defence Forum > A Question Abt Brahmos
Brahmos II and the SLCM Varient of the Brahmos is planned for 800-1000 Kms range.
The BrahMos is a multiple-platform missile for the Navy.
Brahmos was not entirely indian it was developed with Russian based on Yakhont, which was in concept stage and later developed with India under 50:50 share company Brahmos Corp. At least 10 countries interested to uy Brahmos, according to news from 2004/5.
www.pakistanidefenceforum.com /lofiversion/index.php/t53180.html   (9827 words)

 Onyx and BrahMos, The Deadly Duet
This was the first time that BrahMos was equipped with a live warhead and the flight took place in the combat-mode of the Navy.
BrahMos is a versatile missile that can be launched from silos on land, big trucks, ships, aircraft and submarine.
Out of 10 BrahMos flights so far, four including Friday's were from a ship towards another ship.
www.vialls.com /myahudi/brahmos.html   (747 words)

 Successful Launch of Russian-Indian Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos
According to sources in the Indian Defense Ministry, the cruise missile capable of destroying targets at the range of up to 300 km was launched from Indian combat ship Rajput in the Bay of Bengal near the coast of the Indian state of Orissa.
Experts from the Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos and dozens of sub-contractors - laboratories, institutes and firms of both countries -- participated in the development of the missile.
According to military experts, the BrahMos cruise missile, equipped with liquid (propellant) ram jet system, is 2-3 times faster than subsonic missiles.
nyjtimes.com /Stories/2004/SupersonicCruiseMissileBrahMosSuccessful.htm   (277 words)

 India Tests LACM version of Brahmos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In its seventh trial flight, BrahMos was fired from a mobile launcher amid incessant rain at 12:15 pm and reportedly met all its mission objectives.
Since the Brahmos is traveling at 3 times the speed of a conventional subsonic cruise missile, consequently it hits the target with nine times more destructive force.
Along the years, the LACM version of Brahmos is likely to become an important ingredient of India's minimum nuclear deterrent profile as outlined in the draft nuclear doctrine prepared by the Vajpayee Government.
kuku.sawf.org /Articles/135.aspx   (1779 words)

 Asia Times Online :: South Asia news - India sets sights on cruise missile market
The ground-hugging BrahMos, with a 290-kilometer strike range, are believed to be similar to the US Tomahawk cruise missiles widely used in Iraq and Afghanistan.
BrahMos is unique among cruise missiles, due to its 2.8 Mach supersonic speed [all other cruise missiles are subsonic at present] and much longer strike range," said BrahMos Aerospace chief A Sivanthanu Pillai.
At one level, the effort to sell BrahMos is being seen as a way to deflect criticism of DRDO red tape, delays and a long development period.
www.atimes.com /atimes/South_Asia/IA30Df05.html   (1199 words)

 India to include BrahMos in army arsenal - Irna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Army Chief General J J Singh was present when the surface-to surface version of the missile was successfully test-fired at the Pokhran range in Rajasthan, an electronic news channel reported here quoting defence sources.
When raised, the new BrahMos missile units would be the third such missile formations in the country.
Buoyed by the successful test-trials of the land version of the BrahMos, Indian scientists are now working on the advanced version of the supersonic missile with longer reach, improved trajectory design, a touch-button-guidance system and capability to carry miniaturized warheads.
www.irna.ir /en/news/view/menu-239/0607245896155613.htm   (373 words)

 Russia, India to Produce, Sell 1,000 Supersonic Cruise Missiles - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Russia and India intend to make 1,000 BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles over the next ten years through their joint venture company, and nearly 50 percent of them are expected to be sold to other countries, defense sources said Friday.
BrahMos missiles in the future could also be installed on the Sukhoi-30MKI combat jets of the Indian Air Force, said Sivathanu Pillai, a chief controller of research and development in the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
Noting that BrahMos is the world’s only supersonic cruise missile without a competitor, he stressed on the need for retaining that competitive edge.
www.mosnews.com /news/2006/07/21/thousandmissiles.shtml   (854 words)

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