India and Russia together will study hypersonic cruise missile destroyers equipped with stealth India
data for: carrier-launched supersonic cruise missile BrahMos
Xinhua Mumbai September 6 (Reporter Nie Yun) 6, according to Indian media reports, India and Russia will jointly develop maximum speed of up to 6,000 km hypersonic cruise missile.
“India Times” quoted the Indian Defense Ministry official as saying, hypersonic cruise missiles, supersonic cruise missiles in the “BrahMos” developed based on a range of 300 km, maximum speed of 6,000 km, while the Indian-Russian cooperation in the development of “BrahMos” The current maximum speed of about 3000 km.
The official said that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will visit India this December. During the visit, India and Russia will sign a research cooperation agreement hypersonic cruise missile. He predicted that hypersonic cruise missiles will be developed in 2016 to complete, and began to equip the Indian Navy’s stealth destroyer, to enhance marine quick-strike capability.
Currently, only the United States and Russia and a few other countries have the capability to develop hypersonic cruise missile.