Tagged: Brahmos

MTCR Membership brought enormous benefits to India

Amid huge hue and cry over the Indian bid to the NSG membership, India silently went on to become member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in mid 2016 — an Indian diplomatic achievement which was undermined when India entered the elite MTCR group and the membership is still undermine even by the Indian…

Ignored dimensions of India’s MTCR membership

The membership to India has definitely ease space and missile collaboration with Russia, which could not supply cryogenic engines and other dual use technology missiles to India, because it was bound by MTCR norms India was induced in the MTCR on June 9, 2016 that was before the formal plenary held in Busan (South Korea)…

India, Russia Agree to Increase Range of Jointly Developed Cruise Missile

India and Russia have agreed to extend the strike range of the BrahMos PJ-10 supersonic cruise missile. Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told his country’s parliament Friday that the two nations decided to engage in "joint technical development work" in June after India joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MCTR). Previously, restrictions within…

India’s New 600 Km Range Brahmos Missile Can Spread Panic In Entire Pakistan

NEW DELHI — India and Russia have approved an extension to the range of the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos, doubling it to 600 kilometers, according to an official with the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). The official pointed out that the range of the joint venture missile can now be increased because of India's entry into the Missile Technology Control…

Indonesia, Chile Interested In Buying India’s Air-Launched Version Of BrahMos Missile

Indonesia and Chile have shown interest in India’s air-launched version of BrahMos missile that will be tested in February next year. “The center (Indian government) had given clearance for identifying markets for the missile. Chile and Indonesia had shown interest. Modalities were being worked out for marketing the missiles,” Raja Singh Thangadurai, Deputy Programme Director,…

India-Russia tweaking Brahmos to shatter Chinese Aircraft Carriers

The first test of the air-launched Brahmos is to be conducted in the Bay of Bengal sometime in December this year. A derelict naval warship is to be hit by a Brahmos launched from a specially modified Su-30MKI. Indian and Russian missile scientists are now tweaking a formidable capability into the air-launched Brahmos supersonic cruise…

Russian, India To Co-Develop Miniature Version Of BrahMos Missiles

India and Russia are likely to sign a formal contract to jointly develop a miniature version of the Brahmos missile that could have multiple capabilities, including agile cross border strikes to destroy infrastructure of terrorists. An agreement for the new version of the missile will be signed at the bilateral meet with Russia in Goa…

Indian Army Acquiring More Land Attack BrahMos Supersonic Missiles

The joint venture company that produces the supersonic BrahMos supersonic cruise missile claims the Indian Army will buy more of the world beating missile in the next few years. The news reported by Russian media said BrahMos Aerospace Ltd., the Indian-Russian joint venture company that makes the missile in India, also has the capability to…

India Set To Join Club That Opens ‘Predator’ Door

History could be afoot in Washington D.C., if not today, then in the very near future. With India poised to enter the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), a 34 nation club that oversees the “prevention of proliferation of missile and UAV technology capable of carrying a 500 kg payload for at least 300 km”, many…

After long development path, BrahMos comes into its own

After entering modern warfare in 1944 as the V-1 and V-2 rockets that a desperate Germany fired into England towards the end of World War II, cruise missiles had a second coming as high-technology showpieces during the First Gulf War of 1990-91. The world watched television images of Tomahawk cruise missiles flying along the streets…

Sukhoi-BrahMos combo draws global interest

Still in the development stage, the kind of unprecedented business interest the Sukhoi 30-BrahMos missile combo is generating among different countries has sparked off the possibility that it might turn into a huge money-spinner for both India and Russia from exports. Business enquiries have started, particularly after June 25, when Indian scientists created history by…

China Sea Dispute Drives Interest in India’s Anti-ship Missile

NEW DELHI—India’s plans to sell advanced missile systems to countries like Vietnam got a boost this week after New Delhi joined an exclusive global club of countries controlling the export of missile technology. Security analysts say membership in the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) will also give India more leverage to overcome Chinese resistance in…

India’s Missile Technology Group Entry May Be Cause Of Worry For China

India's entry into the elite club of Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) may pose a challenge to China, strategists say. That's because it would open the door to legally sell or transfer its sophisticated missiles to others, particularly to countries in Asia. "MTCR would legitimise and speed up the process of selling missiles, especially the…

India to be Admited as MTCR Member on Monday

New Delhi: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar may not have succeeded in getting India admitted into the Nuclear Suppliers Group but on Monday he will have the satisfaction of a photo-op when he is presented with the formal credentials of Indian membership in the 34-nation Missile Technology Control Group. Now that all procedures attendant to membership…

40 frontline Su-30 MKI’s to be modified to integrate the BrahMos

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said on Saturday that 40 frontline fighter Sukhoi would be modified to integrate the air version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos. HAL chairman T S Raju said that Saturday's successful demonstration flight of Sukhoi with BrahMos missile in a 'Mass Dimensional' profile is a perfect example of Make in India. "It's…