Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
29-April-2013 18:46 IST
Induction of Brahmos Missile
BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile with multi-mission capabilities is unique in the world. The system has been inducted in two regiments of the Indian Army and eight warships of the Indian Navy. Air version of BrahMos Missile is currently in developmental stage.

There is considerable potential for enhancement of capabilities in different versions in terms of speed and accuracy. An upgraded version called 'Block-Ill' has recently been demonstrated to Army for mountain operations with steep-dive capability.

Development of all versions is being undertaken by India-Russia joint venture with US $ 300 million share capital and the Indian contribution has been 50.5%. BrahMos is a force multiplier and is a very important component of the striking capabilities of our Armed Forces, against land and sea targets.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Adhi Sankar and others in Lok Sabha today.