BrahMos missiles hit targets, prove IAF precision from mobile platform
The two successive successful test firings of India’s most formidable and deadliest weapon BRAHMOS in its surface-to-surface configuration by the Indian Air Force (IAF) have come as a spectacular Diwali gift for the nation.
“A direct hit on the target was achieved in both the cases. Firing of the missile has enhanced IAF’s capability to engage the grounds targets with pinpoint accuracy from a mobile platform,” an official said after the successful test-firings at Trek Islands in Andaman & Nicobar on October 21-22.
Even as New Delhi prepares to deal with any kind of exigency arising out of the swiftly evolving security scenario in India’s western periphery, the back-to-back successful test firings have boldly signified India’s war preparedness.
The successful tests have confirmed the precision guided weapons’ capability to be swiftly deployed in any kind of terrain across India’s borders and over long distances.
The missile has proved its impeccable accuracy, firepower and devastating capability to destroy any kind of land target over a distance of up to 300 km.
The advanced air-launched BRAHMOS is also getting closer to be operationalised onboard the IAF’s frontline Su-30MKI. Together with the land-attack variant, which has been deployed with the IAF since 2014, BRAHMOS is going to be a true “game changer” in bolstering India’s military might manifold.
Thursday, 24 October 2019 | PNS | New Delhi