Indian Navy test fires anti ship version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile

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Indian Navy test fires anti ship version of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile

*New Delhi: *The Indian Navy on Tuesday test-fired the anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. According to news agency ANI, the test was conducted as part of the trials being conducted by the Indian Navy.

A land-attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was also successfully test-fired from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory earlier this week.

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"The test was conducted by the Indian Army which has many regiments of the Defence Research and Development Organisation-developed Missile system.

The strike range of BrahMos missile has now been enhanced to over 400 km," sources told ANI.

During the test held today around 0925 hours, the DRDO-developed BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with a strike range of 300 Km was launched from Indian Navy’s INS Ranvijay.