Sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' successfully test-fired
BALASORE (ODISHA): India on Monday successfully test-fired its first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' from a test range in Odisha.
The state-of-the-art missile, which can be deployed from multiple platforms, was test-fired at 11.44 am from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur near here, sources in Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said.
Describing the trial "successful", they said the missile, which is capable of loitering and cruising at 0.7 Mach at altitude as low as 100 metre, covered the designated target range in 42 minutes and 23 seconds.
The flight test achieved all the mission objectives, right from lift off till the final splash, boosting the confidence of all scientists associated with the trial, sources said, adding it has an engine with rocket booster and turbofan/jet.
The last successful trial of 'Nirbhay' cruise missile was conducted on November 7, 2017.
narasarao - Hyd - 1 day ago -Follow
Credit goes to Modi!
Vidyanand Shetty - pune - 1 day ago -Follow
congrats our scientists and our govt.. wth Modi coming back to Power we are sure to lead the world
Proud Indian - 1 day ago -Follow
Modi will lead India to future, UPA will decay it to stone age
Ranvir Mehra - 1 day ago -Follow
We indians are proud of DRDO. CONGRATS JAI HIND BHARAT MATA KI JAI.
Valerian Pereira - india - 1 day ago -Follow
Now start production of:
Under water LethalDrones.In shape of Fish: marine products
which can Detect: HUNT.. get stuck and decimate enemy subs in our waters.
A N - 1 day ago -Follow
They should tie one UPA leader to the tip of every missile test.
Tanmay Chakrabarti - 1 day ago -Follow
Correction- Congratulation to NaMo and DRDO.
Vasu - 1 day ago -Follow
Good job DRDO... keep achieving milestones ISRO way
Pradip Mishra - Kolkata - 1 day ago -Follow
Another achievement by the defence scientists with support of the Government which aims to make Hindustan invincible.
Makdxb - INDIA - 1 day ago -Follow
India is become powerful National under PM Modi. But many across the country yet to understand it. Many those who are living abroad understand it. But the crooked politician in the country is spreading malicious fabricated reports confusing the people
Mossad - Dallas - 1 day ago -Follow
Now, this is manevourable missile.
Sonu - 1 day ago -Follow
congratulations DRDO.. Jai Hind...
Shri - Chennai - 1 day ago -Follow
We will see many more than this and become world's wonder in missiles with the next term of Modi soon
AROP - 1 day ago -Follow
Well done DRDO, excellent news for indegenious development of high-tech weapons. Needs Modi for one more term for indegenious production of sub sonic cruise missile.
sumit kapoor - 1 day ago -Follow
.7 speed cant be called as cruise missile.it is too low.
Rajeev S - Jhumri Talaiyya - 1 day ago -Follow
We should try this missile on PoK terrorist camps.
chetak bendre - Pune - 1 day ago -Follow
Pappu and co should ask proof of Missile success. Pappu please go ahead
Shankarnarayan Sarma - Ghaziabad(UP) - 1 day ago -Follow
Congrats to DRDO on their successful mission.
Nikos - Mumbai - 1 day ago -Follow
Another achievement by DRDO with the backing of a progressive and proactive Modi Govt . Well done .
Yatharth - 1 day ago -Follow
Brahmos is the India's export class cruise missile much sought after by ASEAN countries.
Ramesh Kulkarni - 1 day ago -Follow
with Modi ji in power for another ten years India can defeat the combination of China and Paki together
Gopinath - India - 1 day ago
If Modiji is in power continuously ,uninterrupted by irresponsible political parties and leaders we can be ahead of China in all areas including defense .
Rajendra - 1 day ago -Follow
Now congress will ask it's proof.
Babu - 1 day ago -Follow
All this because of Modiji's efforts.
Sandy - 1 day ago -Follow
Sell this missile in large quantity to all friendly and neighbouring countries with India...This will stop China aggression...and they way look out at India..
Joe - 1 day ago -Follow
Target should have been the dynasty at Congress HEADQUARTERS.
Pijush - 1 day ago -Follow
Now put few of these missiles in pakistan's backyard.
Srini - hyd - 1 day ago -Follow
Modi should give a speech addressing the nation and claiming the credit first.
smabbula - 1 day ago -Follow
Kartik - 1 day ago -Follow
Will it work in a real war?