India has successfully test-fired the extended range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which can hit targets at over 400 km range.
The test was carried out under the PJ-10 project of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) as per which the missile was launched with an indigenous booster.
BrahMos is the first supersonic cruise missile known to be in service. Induction of the first version of Brahmos weapon complex in the Indian Navy commenced from 2005 with INS Rajput as the first ship.
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