India tests BrahMos cruise missile did not admit to hit the target
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Mumbai, January 21 Xinhua (Reporter CCA) of India New Delhi Television reported, India’s Defense Research and Development recognition of the organization to the outside world 21, 20 launches of “BrahMos” supersonic cruise missile for the final stage of type errors, “failed to hit the target.”
西瓦塔努比莱 missile project leader said: “The first missile flight is normal, the error in the final stage missile flew towards the established direction, but did not hit the target.”
Pillay said, researchers are investigating the failure and missile guidance systems, upgraded software. A month later, India will be re-tested to prove the missile’s “superior performance.”
According to “The Times of India” reported that the error occurred because the military has tried to put nuclear warheads to the missiles, but the Defence Research and Development organization does not comment on this statement.
20 days, in the western state of Rajasthan, India, 100 km away from the desert border between India and Pakistan to test fire missiles “Brahmos” cruise missiles. India’s Defense Research and Development Organization was declared that the test “a complete success.”
“BrahMos” missile jointly developed by India and Russia, 8 meters long, 670 mm in diameter and weighs 3 tons. It is equipped with a 300 kg conventional warhead, and can carry nuclear warheads, by the solid-propellant, at speeds up to 2.8 times the speed of sound, a maximum range of 290 km.
“Brahmos” cruise missile is a multi-service general-purpose, from land, ships, submarines and aircraft launch, has been tested 10 times. The missile system has long been an official in the Indian Navy.