Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighters may be equipped with BrahMos missiles
data for: Indian-made land-based BrahMos cruise missile
World Wide Web intern reporter Li Zongze reported, according to RIA Novosti news April 21, Wednesday, BrahMos Airlines said the Indian Su-30MKI for the country’s military will be equipped with BrahMos supersonic fighter-ground missiles.
RIA Novosti in an interview from the company Sivathanu Pillai said BrahMos, with BrahMos missiles will make the Indian Air Force’s Russian-made fighter firepower “unique.”
Sivathanu Pillai said BrahMos supersonic missile test ground plan of activities will be held in 2011, 2012 will be equipped with Brahmos missile test flight of Su 30MKI fighters.
learned that the BrahMos missile has a range of 290 kilometers, can carry a conventional warhead weighing 600 kg, the lowest in the low altitude of 10 meters effective range of ground combat, the maximum speed of Mach 2.8, more than American-made supersonic “Tomahawk” cruise missile three times faster.
BrahMos airline was established in 1998, is a Russian co-operation with the Indian companies, mainly produces BrahMos supersonic missile. At present the company’s carrier-based and ground-launched missiles have been successfully test-fired and served in the Indian Navy and Army.