Sub­ma­rine-launched cruise mis­sile

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In­dia has suc­cess­fully tested the su­per­sonic cruise mis­sile BrahMos from un­der­wa­ter in the Bay of Ben­gal on March 20. BrahMos Ceo a. Si­vathanu Pil­lai stated that Òthe VXePdULQh-odXQFKhG YhUVLRQ RI BUdK0RV ZdV VXFFhVVIXooy WhVW-fiUhG IURP dQ XQGhUZdWhU pon­toon near Visakha­p­at­nam. he added that the mis­sile trav­elled its com­plete range of over 290 km and the per­for­mance of the mis­sile dur­ing the test launch was per­fect. BUdK0RV PLVVLoh LV IXooy UhdGy IRU fiWPhQW LQ VXePdULQhV LQ YhUWLFdo odXQFK FRQ­fiJXUdWLRQ which will make the plat­form one of the most pow­er­ful weapon plat­forms in the worldÓ. BrahMos cruise mis­sile is a joint ven­ture of In­dia and Rus­sia and is su­per­sonic at a top speed of Mach 2.8. other sub­ma­rine-launched cruise mis­siles (SLCMs) in ser­vice are the Rus­sian P-700 Granit with a range of 550-625 km, the US NavyÕs Tom­a­hawk with many ver­sions hav­ing a range of 1,300-2,500 km, and closer home, Pak­istanÕs Babur with a range of 700 km. Naval ver­sion of BrahMos is ready but where is the plat­form?

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