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"BrahMos" flew: reduced "Onyx" dropped from the Su-30

On November 22, a test launch of the BrahMos air-launched cruise missile took place. The launch was carried out by the Indian Air Force fighter Su-30MKI. The rocket is a joint development of the Russian and Indian defense-industrial complex. "BrahMos" was created on the basis of the anti-ship missile "Onyx" and with similar tactical and technical characteristics has smaller dimensions.

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  1. svp67
    svp67 24 November 2017 19: 26
    Well, good. Another rocket to us in the "plus" ...
    1. misti1973
      misti1973 25 November 2017 20: 57
      Who do you want? The missile is in service with India! Are you indian
      1. Boris Chernikov
        Boris Chernikov 27 November 2017 17: 15
        a joint development rocket, so that all the developments go to Russia's plus, which in the future will make it possible to adopt a new rocket
  2. Vadim Sh.
    Vadim Sh. 25 November 2017 15: 18
    It is clear that the performance characteristics are classified, but at least the range of destruction of the target.
    1. san4es
      san4es 25 November 2017 17: 53
      The company BrahMos Aerospace Limited will perform the first launch of an aviation version of the supersonic KR BrahMos from the Su-30MKI Indian Air Force fighter this year, reports (February 17).
      Such a statement was made on February 16 by a representative of the Russian company Irkut. The source said that some of the Su-30MKI fighters will be equipped with these missiles, the TFR is similar to the Russian Yakhont missile. The main advantages of this missile are high speed, a variety of tactical methods of flight to the target, compatibility of all three versions - aviation, ship and ground.
      The missiles are designed to destroy a wide range of moving naval targets, have a range of 290 km, a supersonic speed of 2,8 M and a warhead weighing up to 250 kg. The mass of the rocket is 3 tons; it flies at altitudes from 10 to 14000 m. Experts say that in the world there is no rocket similar to Bramos capable of flying at supersonic sounds at such a wide range of altitudes.
      It is reported that missiles of this type aroused considerable interest in Vietnam.
      Military parity

      February 2016