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The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile can pierce targets up to 5050 km at sea.
The Indian Navy is still going to increase its strength. Under it, to increase the firepower of its warships, it plans to purchase Brah 38 BrahMos missiles for long range. This supersonic cruise missile has a range of about 4,500 kilometers.
The missiles will fit the Visakhapatnam class warship under construction, which is expected to join the Navy soon.
Proposal for Rs
The news agency quoted government sources as saying that a proposal of Rs 1,100 crore has been sent to the Ministry of Defense to acquire the long-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. It is expected to be approved soon. The BrahMos warship will be the main strike weapon and is already fitted to many naval warships.
The Indian Navy fired test shots from the BrahMos missile warship INS Chennai to test its ability to target more than 40,000 km of targets in the maritime area.
The export market is also being explored
India is also exploring the export market for supersonic cruise missiles, which DRDO has largely domesticated under Project PJ-10. After the joint investment of India and Russia in the late 1990s, the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile has become a powerful weapon for the three armed forces, which the army uses according to the situation.
‘INS Himgiri’ started on Monday
In Kolkata, Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat on Monday launched the frigate warship INS Himgiri. It was built at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Yard under Project 1-A.
The feature of the frigate warships being built under Project 1-A is that it cannot come under the radar of the enemy. This GRSE project gives additional power to the Indian Navy. According to sources, warships will be built under this project. Second and third warships 20224 and 202. Is expected to be held in