Saturday, October 30, 2010
Brahmos SL will be integrated with Scorpion Submarines
Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos has prepared a new version of the same name by a supersonic cruise missile, which can be applied to submarines. About this Itar-Tass on passing this exhibition Euronaval 2010 “said managing co-director of the joint venture BrahMos Alexander Maksichev.
“The rocket is ready for use from submarines,” – he said, recalling that the carriers of this variant of a cruise missile submarines will be like “Scorpion,” the order for which the Indian Navy deployed in France. Maksichev noted that in the near future will be summed up the tender for another batch of submarines. “We have initiated work to a set of airborne weapons and submarines of the party was included missile complex” BrahMos “, – said Maksichev.
Cruise missile BrahMos are in service with Indian Army and Indian Navy surface ships. Batch of missiles in ground-based version and ordered the Air Force of this country. In addition, work on adaptation BrahMos to the Su-30MKI Indian Air Force.