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IAF successfully test fires extended range version of BrahMos air launched missile

The Union Defence Ministry said in a statement that the missile achieved the desired mission objectives in the Bay of Bengal region.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 29 Dec 2022, 2:39 pm

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday successfully test fired the Extended Range Version of Brahmos Air Launched missile against a Ship Target from a SU-30MKI aircraft. 

The Union Defence Ministry said in a statement that the missile achieved the desired mission objectives in the Bay of Bengal region while adding that the IAF has achieved a significant capability boost to carry out precision strikes from SU-30MKI aircraft against land/sea targets.

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"With this, IAF has achieved a significant capability boost to carry out precision strikes from SU-30MKI aircraft against land/sea targets over very long ranges. The extended range capability of the missile coupled with the high performance of the SU-30MKI aircraft gives the IAF a strategic reach and allows it to dominate the future battle fields. The dedicated and synergetic efforts of IAF, Indian Navy, DRDO, BAPL and HAL have been instrumental in achieving this feat," the statement read. 

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