NEW DELHI - The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday successfully fired the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft.
#RulingTheSkies link : IAF successfully fired the #BrahMos link air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft today. The launch from the aircraft was smooth & the missile followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target.
The IAF had in 2017 successfully fired the BrahMos air version anti-shipping missile from Su-30 MKI off the Eastern Coast.
After it fired the missile, the IAF became the first Air Force in the world to have successfully fired an air-launched 2.8 Mach surface attack missile of this category.
The air-launched BrahMos missile is a 2.5-ton supersonic air to surface cruise missile with ranges of more than 400 kms.