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What is Brahmos

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Asked by ANURADHA PATHAKJ, 07 Sep '07 01:36 pm
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It is the name given to the `Missiles' being developed in India in collaboration with Russia.
Brahmos is a `portmanteu' word. That is one coined by joining two words Brahmputra and Moscow.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 11 Sep '07 03:58 pm

 
  
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BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited was established in India as a Joint Venture through an Inter-Governmental Agreement between India and Russia signed in February 1998. The acronym BrahMos is perceived as the confluence of two great nations represented by two great rivers, the Brahmaputra of India and the Moscow of Russia. The Company BrahMos endeavors to design, develop, manufacture and market the Supersonic Anti-Ship Cruise Missile Systems with the participation of multiple Indian and Russian institutions and industries. The BRAHMOS missile will be available for export to friendly countries when it will be ready for regular production by 2004. The foundation of the Joint Venture BrahMos is an example of integration and promotion of jointly developed high technology military products to the world market.
The first flight-test of the BRAHMOS missile was conducted on 12 June 2001 at the Interim Test Range, in Orissa state of India. The missile was launched in vertical mode, where the mi ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 07 Sep '07 02:07 pm

 
  
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Joint venture iof india and russia in missile technology
Answered by sumati gayki, 29 Oct '09 12:33 pm

 
  
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A latest generation of Indian missile developed jointly with Russians.

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Answered by cocktails, 10 Sep '07 12:29 pm

 
  
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Joint venture iof india and russia in missile technology
Answered by Dinesh C S, 10 Sep '07 10:29 am

 
  
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1) The BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land

2) It is a joint venture between India's Defense Research and Development Organization and Russia's NPO Mashinostroeyenia who have together formed the Brahmos Corp.

3) The missile is named after two rivers, the Brahmaputra and the Moskva

4) BAPL is contemplating a hypersonic mach 8 version of the missile, named as the Brahmos 2. Brahmos 2 will be the first hypersonic cruise missile and is expected to be ready by 2012-13
Answered by FireTrigger, 07 Sep '07 02:29 pm

 
  
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I add some thing to the answers give by Mr.Venu & Mr.Kamal. Brahmos can be used on land, air and water, self-propelled and can deliver neclear weapons!
Answered by Bhaskara Rao, 07 Sep '07 01:44 pm

 
  
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It is a medium range ballistic missile devolped and succesfully tested by ISRO with indegenous knowhow and Russian co-operation. The name is derived from BRAHMASTHRA - a weapon said to be in use during the days of our PURANAS !
Answered by chandran mv, 07 Sep '07 01:44 pm

 
  
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A missile developed by joint colloboraton wth Russia and is like the cruise missile of US. We are developing all there versions of the same for the three wings of armed forces.
Answered by Omega, 07 Sep '07 01:40 pm

 
  
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Are you testing gk of q&a members keeping generalknowledge book infrot ofyou and asking questions.
Answered by Anil Kumar, 07 Sep '07 01:40 pm

 
  
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