Saturday, 20 October 2012

Indian $1.5-billion deal to buy 200 air-launched variants of the Russian missiles.




Indian government approved a $1.5-billion deal to buy 200 air-launched variants of the Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missile and 10,000 Russian-made Invar anti-tank missiles.

Indian Air Force to buy the missiles which will be deployed on its Su-30MKI strike aircraft. The first test of the air-launched missile.
The 10,000 Invar missiles for India’s T-90 tanks will be procured from a Russian manufacturer, but in the future 15,000 will be produced under license by India’s Bharat Technologies.

Invar, a laser-guided weapon fired from the T-90’s barrel, is based on the Russian 9M119M missile.

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