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May 23, 2024
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Indian Air Force successfully test fired BrahMos missile from Sukhoi jet

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force today successfully test-fired the BrahMos air-launched missile in the Bay of Bengal.

In a statement issued by the government, Indian Air Force today successfully fired the Extended Range Version of Brahmos Air Launched missile against a Ship Target from a SU-30MKI aircraft. The missile achieved the desired mission objectives in the Bay of Bengal region.  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.

According to the PIB, 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. 

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