Home Defence & Homeland Security Integration of Air-Based Cruise Missile with Su-30MKI Fighter Completed

Integration of Air-Based Cruise Missile with Su-30MKI Fighter Completed

BrahMoS missileIndia: Integration of the air-based version of the BrahMos-A supersonic cruise missile with a fighter jet of the Su-MKI family has been successfully completed in India, according to an official at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) state aircraft manufacturing corporation.

Several key structural changes have been introduced in the missile and the jet over the past seven to six months, including re-distribution of loads on the lifting elements of the aircraft after the bench running. First trial tests that will make it possible to assess the results of more than two years of joint work of Russian and Indian designers will be held in March.

Source: In Rbth