Tests on air launch version of BrahMos to be over by 2012

Experiments on the air launch version of the supersonic BrahMos missile will be completed by 2012, a top Defence Research and Development Organisation official said here on Friday.

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2009, 00:32 AM IST

Nagercoil: Experiments on the air
launch version of the supersonic BrahMos missile will be
completed by 2012, a top Defence Research and Development
Organisation official said here on Friday.

Preparations are also on to launch the missile from
submarines, Dr Sivathanupillai, Chief Controller, R and D,
DRDO and also CEO and MD, BrahMos Aerospace, told reporters.

The sea and land-based versions of the 290 km range
BrahMos, which have been successfully launched, have since
been inducted into the Navy and Army respectively.

The missile has the capability to travel three times
faster than the speed of sound, he said.

PTI