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Underwater version of the "BrahMos" prepared for installation on submarines

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An underwater version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile of a joint Russian-Indian production is ready for installation on submarines, said Sivathana Pillai, president of BrahMos Aerospace, which develops and manufactures these missiles, on Thursday.


“The successful test of the BrahMos rocket demonstrated the possibility of launching a rocket from an underwater platform, and it is ready for installation on submarines,” he specified. “No additional tests are required,” ITAR-TASS reports.

As expected, the BrahMos missiles will be installed on six non-nuclear submarines of the 75I project, a tender for the supply of which will be announced in India soon.

Russia will also take part in it with the submarines of the Amur-1650 project and, according to the Director General of the Rubin center for marine engineering, Andrei Baranov, in case of victory, will be able to transfer the New Delhi lead ship within five years from the moment of the conclusion of the relevant contract . That is, we can talk about 2019-2020's.

“Our team is working closely with the army to ensure that the underwater version of the missile is put into service on time or even ahead of schedule,” Pillai added.

He also said that work on a smaller version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile of a joint Russian-Indian production is in its initial stages, and it can be put into service in 2017 year.

“For the installation of the BrahMos on fighters, there is a need to reduce the weight of the rocket,” he noted. - A smaller version is called "BrahMos-M" ("mini"). After completion of the draft design and the initial configuration of the rocket will begin its development. "

According to him, since the project "is at the initial stage, it is difficult to predict when a rocket can be put into service." “Nevertheless, we expect it to be put into service in the 2017 area of ​​the year,” Pillai added.

The weight of the new rocket will be 1,5 tons, length - about six meters. It will target the Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighters, however, it is also suitable for other combat vehicles that are in service or will be adopted by the Indian Air Force, including the Rafale and Mirage 2000 aircraft.

First start aviation version of the BrahMos-A rocket is scheduled for June 2014. The Su-30MKI fighter equipped with it should be ready in September 2015. It will be possible to install only one BrahMos-A on it, and in the case of the release of reduced versions, the Su-30MKI will be able to lift three missiles already. On the MiG-29 it will be possible to install two BrahMos-M.

The Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace was created in 1998 and got its name in honor of the Brahmaputra and Moscow rivers. The company was the technological partner of the first in India naval and shipbuilding exhibition “NAMEXPO-2013”, which is being held these days in Kochi in the southern state of Kerala.
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  1. Bykov.
    Bykov. 26 September 2013 09: 28
    +9
    All the same, an excellent joint project turned out to be! So on and on ..
  2. svp67
    svp67 26 September 2013 09: 33
    +7
    In the light of recent events in the Indian Navy, I would like to understand, but the Indian side is capable of normally operating such serious weapons ...
    1. DuraLexSedLex.
      DuraLexSedLex. 26 September 2013 10: 06
      +2
      The Indians, in principle, have such a wonderful mentality, not to say that they are frivolous about something, just regarding safety measures that they are not forbidden to, it’s allowed, well and in everything so, it’s not accepted to think about the consequences)
    2. Andrey Yuryevich
      Andrey Yuryevich 26 September 2013 17: 05
      +1
      this was an awl for potential "friends" good
    3. cherkas.oe
      cherkas.oe 26 September 2013 18: 27
      0
      Quote: svp67
      In the light of recent events in the Indian Navy, I would like to understand, but the Indian side is capable of normally operating such serious weapons ...

      And even more tragic events took place in our fleet more than once, but this does not mean that we are not able to exploit serious weapons. yes
  3. Grigorich 1962
    Grigorich 1962 26 September 2013 09: 34
    0
    This cooperation is impressive and pleasing
  4. tlauicol
    tlauicol 26 September 2013 09: 41
    +1
    Some 15 years and the underwater version is almost ready! It remains only to build boats under it request . And the aviation version was again postponed for several years. At this pace, a modern rocket will become ordinary! The 21st century is in the yard, and time is squandered as they want
  5. VadimL
    VadimL 26 September 2013 09: 41
    +2
    Quote: svp67
    In the light of recent events in the Indian Navy, I would like to understand, but the Indian side is capable of normally operating such serious weapons ...

    In the light of the events taking place in OUR fleet for the past 20 years, I would like to understand, but our side is capable of normally operating such serious weapons ... recourse
  6. parazit
    parazit 26 September 2013 10: 20
    +1
    they write everything for India ... on their planes, for their submarines ... WHEN WILL TAKE IT FOR WEAPONS IN RUSSIA AND START USING US ?? ?? !!
    1. chunga-changa
      chunga-changa 26 September 2013 11: 17
      +6
      Bramos is the P-800, which has long been in service.
      1. Andrey57
        Andrey57 26 September 2013 11: 50
        +9
        Bramos is a P-800, only the characteristics are underestimated, there was nothing to see was giving a rocket with all the bells and whistles hi
        1. bif
          bif 26 September 2013 23: 56
          0
          Brahmos - Onyx (p-800), current "docked". From open sources - the range is reduced to 300 km.
          1. bif
            bif 27 September 2013 00: 10
            0
            There is a video about the tests of brahmos during the Russian-Indian project ..
  7. SCHUZMAN
    SCHUZMAN 26 September 2013 10: 40
    0
    Time to earn grandmothers, earn on everything you can. And if you supply in your own aircraft, this is a solid loss, it’s better to sell ...
  8. major071
    major071 26 September 2013 11: 13
    +6
    Our country has many promising developments from the time of the USSR relevant to this day. That's just for their use you need money. And we have no money, as they say in the government. So we have to jointly develop and produce.
    1. mik667
      mik667 26 September 2013 14: 37
      0
      To get everything developed in the USSR from dusty shelves .....
  9. MIKHAN
    MIKHAN 26 September 2013 11: 36
    +1
    India is a promising country! And our cooperation is mutually beneficial and not only militarily!
    1. sub307
      sub307 26 September 2013 12: 17
      +2
      Here, here is a promising one. And not only in Russia they guess about this. There is a hope that Russia will win the tender for the supply of six nuclear submarines, the Amur 1650 seems to be "sharpened" just under Bramos. Not to "screw up" with VNEU, competitors do not sleep.
  10. Gur
    Gur 26 September 2013 11: 59
    +1
    Bramos rocket for Russia is a purely commercial option
  11. mirag2
    mirag2 26 September 2013 13: 01
    0
    Why don’t you screw it up with boats. What’s the matter with helicopters? Ours didn’t drop them off? It’s a pity. Well, ships would be pushed there, tanks, planes and everything would be super gut. Indeed, in the 90s it was India that pulled out many of our enterprises with its orders.
  12. awg75
    awg75 26 September 2013 13: 58
    0
    I don’t understand one thing --- they are coming to us, or are they just reports from India?
  13. mik667
    mik667 26 September 2013 14: 35
    -1
    It’s great to hit the amers.
  14. little man
    little man 26 September 2013 14: 42
    +1
    On the MiG-29 it will be possible to install two BrahMos-M
    And take off without catapults then?
    But on Lada 10 missiles is super!
  15. VladimS
    VladimS 26 September 2013 22: 10
    0
    Quote: awg75
    I don’t understand one thing --- they are coming to us, or are they just reports from India?

    But who will say something about this openly.
  16. Breard
    Breard 27 September 2013 06: 46
    0
    Everything would be fine ... only lately everyone has been developing and letting it out all the more ... Indians ... Russians practically do not participate ...
  17. Evgeniy667b
    Evgeniy667b 27 September 2013 06: 58
    0
    And let Russia lose the bidding with the Indians better !!! More ships and other weapons will abide.
    Hindus with their mentality are nothing more than toys.