Journal : Xinhua (English) Date : Author : NA Page No. : NA

NEW DELHI, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — India Saturday successfully testfired its BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a test range at Pokhran in the western state of Rajasthan, a top defense official said.

“BrahMos missile system, the most lethal and potent weapon system for precision strike available with Indian Army, has proved again its effectiveness in today’s successful launch,” Sudhir Mishra, chief of BrahMos Aerospace, told the media.

The missile has a strike range of 290 km and can travel at a speed of Mach 2.8.

The Indian Army has already inducted the missile in its arsenal.

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