Bengaluru, Aug 10: The air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile will be test-fired from a modified Sukhoi (Su-30 MKI) fighter during the end of this year. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) officials had earlier told OneIndia that the test will be held during March 2015. http://bit.ly/1uAXmhg
Speaking to OneIndia, BrahMos Aerospace CEO Sudhir Kumar Mishra said that post electrical and mechanical integration of the launcher, it is now being put through a series of quality tests.
“We have received the first modified Sukhoi from HAL in February and the aircraft undertook some flights fitted with the launcher. It has to carry the missile weighing around 2.5 tonnes. Currently, the launcher is undergoing stringent QTs (quality tests),” Sudhir Kumar said.
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