Indian made BrahMos missile: BrahMos missile is making waves in the Philippines. Today many countries of the world are not only appreciating them but are also buying them. After the Philippines Navy, now Army demanded it.
It is a matter of pride for India that today many countries of the world are not only praising the weapons and defense equipment manufactured in India but are also buying them. One such country is Philippines. The Navy of that country had purchased Indian made BrahMos missile.
The armed forces of that country are so impressed by their quality and firepower. Now the Army Chief has also expressed his desire to acquire BrahMos. In an interview, Army Chief General Romeo Browder Jr. has said that his army also wants BrahMos missile.
The Chief of Army Staff of the Philippines showing so much interest in the Indian made BrahMos missile shows that indigenously made defense products are in no way superior to the products of any other country.
The Chief of Army Staff of the Philippines openly said that the Army is considering the Indian made BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Have made up my mind to buy, just working on the plan.
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Indian made BrahMos missile: strengthen navy
General Browder said that the idea is to deploy BrahMos missiles in coordination with the Philippines Navy to protect the coastal borders of that country. The Philippines had signed an agreement with India to purchase BrahMos missiles in 2022.
Under this, initially three batteries of this missile are to be sent. The value of this agreement was estimated at 375 million dollars. The Philippines actually purchased those BrahMos missiles specifically to strengthen its country’s navy.
Philippines Army also wants to buy Indian made BrahMos missile
General Romeo Browder Jr. had also said in an interview given recently that the Philippines Navy is going to get the first batch of BrahMos.
But currently only three batteries are going to be available which according to General Browder will not be sufficient considering the requirement. He says that that is why the Philippines Army is also thinking of purchasing BrahMos missiles.
The Army Chief says that along with the Philippines Navy, the Army will also soon be equipped with these missiles and the security of the coastal borders will be better.
It is believed that Philippines will soon issue an order to purchase more BrahMos missiles from India.
Talking about the Indian made BrahMos missile, there is a tracking system in each missile battery and apart from this, three automatic mobile launchers with two or three missile tubes are installed.
According to the Philippines Army Chief, the proposal to acquire BrahMos very soon is on the way to being passed. General Browder says that these missiles will be deployed at a certain distance on the coastal borders so that the entire coastline can be secured.
It is noteworthy that even before these statements of the General, Philippines Defense Department Secretary Gilberto Teodoro Jr. had said that the consignment of BrahMos for the Philippines Navy would arrive by the end of this year.
Let us tell you here that BrahMos cruise missile can be fired from ship, airplane, submarine or land. Its maximum speed is about 3,400 km per hour and it can carry weapons weighing up to 200-300 kg. These features make it the only missile of its kind in the world.
Special features of Indian made BrahMos missile
The Indian made BrahMos missile cruise missile can be launched from a ship, aircraft, submarine or land.
Its maximum speed is about 3,400 km per hour. It can carry weapons weighing up to 200-300 kg. These features make it the only missile of its kind in the world.
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