Defence Sector – DPP, Missions, Schemes, Security Forces, etc.

BrahMos missile test-fired from INS Kochi

World’s fastest cruise missile successfully hit target ship ‘Alleppey’ located at a distance covering nearly the full range of the missile with high precision.

  1. INS Kochi is a 7,500-tonne indigenously developed warship
  2. It has new design concepts for survivability, stealth and manoeuvrability.
  3. It can carry 16 BrahMos missiles in two eight-cell vertical launch systems.
  4. Brahmos is a two stage missile, jointly developed by India and Russia.
  5. It can fly at a supersonic speed of 2.8 Mach and at a height of 10m.
  6. It carries conventional warheads and launched from ships, land and submarines.

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