Brahmos test fired from Sukhoi fighter jet for first time

03:14 PM Nov 22, 2017 | Team Udayavani |

New Delhi: In a major milestone, the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile was today test fired for the first time from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet of the Indian Air Force.


The missile hit a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal from the combat jet.

“The successful maiden test firing of Brahmos Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) from Su-30MKI will significantly bolster the IAF’s air combat operations capability from stand-off ranges,” the defence ministry said.


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