Indian Navy successfully test-fires BrahMos anti-ship version supersonic cruise in Andaman Nicobar Islands

India, on Tuesday, successfully test-fired anti-ship version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

“India today testfired the anti-ship version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands territory. The test is part of the trials being conducted by the Indian Navy,” news agency ANI reported citing sources.

A similar test firing of the missile was conducted by the Indian Navy in the Arabian sea six weeks back.

BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian joint venture, produces the supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft, or from land platforms.

The sources said the test-firing of the missile on Tuesday was “successful”.