BrahMos launch. Photo; DRDO
By Anantha Krishnan M | Aviation Week
Thiruvananthapuram, India | May 11, 2010
India’s BrahMos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Ltd (BATL) is ready to deliver the first set of critical subsystems for the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos. BATL Executive Director N.R. Vishnu Kartha tells Aviation Week during a site visit that the facility is making nine metallic subsystems for the missile. “We have an order for 20 sets. The first set is ready and BATL hopes to complete [the] remaining [sets] within a year,” Vishnu Kartha said. “Further sets will be ordered after qualification tests.” BATL has also taken up development of Booster I & II of the BrahMos.
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