After bagging a $375mn order last year to supply BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles to the Philippines Marine Corps, Indo-Russian firm BrahMos Aerospace is now in serious talks to sell the missile to nations in SouthEast Asia and Middle East, the firm’s CEO told WION. Atul Dinkar Rane said that Indonesia was among the South East Asian countries with which deliberations were underway.
Rane was in Chennai to unveil the latest version of the indigenous BrahMos missile Checkout equipment manufactured by Indian private firm Data Patterns. In simple terms, the checkout equipment is a sophisticated machine that can perform in-depth diagnostics on the working of all crucial electrical and electronic sub-systems on-board the missile. Once a missile completes a successful checkout, it is declared operational for use in the frontlines.
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