India 'successfully' test-fires supersonic cruise missile

India on Monday ‘successfully’ test-fired a supersonic cruise missile BrahMos off the Odisha coast, The Times of India reported.

The missile is said to be an all-weather weapon systems. It was fired at 10:18am from a test range at Chanddipur in Balasore district.

The life extension test was able to achieve all its parameters, said the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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The test is another milestone in the defence sector, an official claimed.

The initiative is a joint venture between India’s DRDO and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise NPO Mashinostroyenia of Russia.

On January 18, the Modi administration test-fired Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast.

Sharing borders with nuclear-armed China and Pakistan, India test-fired the missile when Israel has already announced that India was restarting talks with the country over a cancelled deal to buy anti-tank missiles.

The story originally appeared on The Times of India

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