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  • ericwaldron11433 ericwaldron11433 Mar 23, 2013 10:58 AM Flag

    third world rising, superpower fading

    with the rise of the third world, the west industrial complex is heading for the graveyard, Brahmos received $13 billion in book order even before the first one roll of the assembly line, mach three speed, only cruise missile to perform the "s" move in supersonic mode, impervious to present and future electronic jamming, this missile can develope a plan of attack base on the enemy's air defences and communicate this with othe brahmos in flight, without human intervention, develop with only $300 million. Soon china, india will move into other products, rendering the west high cost structure into the graveyard.

    03/21/13
    google news
    India today successfully carried out the maiden test firing of the over 290 km-range submarine-launched version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Bay of Bengal becoming the first country in the world to have this capability.

    The submarine-launched version of BrahMos was successfully test fired from an underwater pontoon near here, BrahMos CEO A Sivathanu Pillai said.

    This is the first test firing of an underwater supersonic cruise missile anywhere in the world and the missile travelled its complete range of over 290 kms, he said.

    He said the performance of the missile during the test launch was "perfect".
    Ship and ground-launched versions of the missile have been successfully tested and put into service with the Indian Army and the Navy.

    The maiden test of the submarine-launched version of BrahMos comes over a week after the indigenously built long-range subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay failed to hit its target in its first test.

    "BrahMos missile is fully ready for fitment in submarines in vertical launch configuration which will make the platform one of the most powerful weapon platforms in the world," Pillai said.

    Defence Minister A K Antony congratulated DRDO scientists and Russian specialists along with officers of the Indian Navy associated with the project for successful test launch of missile from an underw

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