Today on 29th of March 2009 Land attack version of BRAHMOS block-II was tested from a Mobile Autonomous Launcher at Pokhran test range by the Indian army officers. The missile took off successfully at 11.15 A.M. and hit the desired target at bull’s eye meeting all mission parameters.
The launch was witnessed by Lt. General A.S. Sekhon DGMO , Lt. Gen. K.R. Rao , Commandant School of Artillery & Maj. General V.K. Tiwari ADG Artillery along with other senior army officers . Dr. A. Sivathanu Pillai CEO & MD BrahMos along with Director DRDL Mr. P. Venugopalan , Project Director Mr.S. Som, Executive Director (Production) Rear Admiral (Retd.) S. Mohapatra and other senior scientists were present during the Launch.
This is the third launch in series for the Block-II version for the Indian Army. With this launch the requirement of army for the Land attack version with Block-II advanced seeker software with target discriminating capabilities has been fully met and this version is ready for induction.
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Tags: Brahmos-II, Brahmos, cruise missile, missile, tacktical nukes, india, pakistan, asia, china, terror, terrorism, swat, afghanistan.
Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India (load item map)
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