Friday, July 1, 2022

Philippines sealed a deal of $375 million with India to procure the fleets of BrahMos missiles

The BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile deal has been signed between India and the Philippines today. The deal was signed between the two countries for the purchase of supersonic missiles for the Philippines Navy. The two countries signed a deal worth US $ 375 million today for the purchase of supersonic missiles for the Philippines […]

The BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile deal has been signed between India and the Philippines today. The deal was signed between the two countries for the purchase of supersonic missiles for the Philippines Navy. The two countries signed a deal worth US $ 375 million today for the purchase of supersonic missiles for the Philippines Navy, officials said. Top defense officials from the Philippines were present on the occasion, while India was represented by BrahMos CEO Atul D Rane, Deputy CEO Sanjeev Joshi, Lt Col R Negi and Praveen Pathak. This is the first foreign order for the BrahMos missile. According to reports, talks are being held with some more countries of South East Asia regarding BrahMos.

The deal , which will be deployed in the Coastal Defense Regiment,

was done at an event to be held at the National Defense Department of the Philippines in Quezon City. Philippine Defense Secretary Delphine Lorenzana also attended the ceremony. An agreement worth USD 375 million has been signed with the Philippines. BrahMos CEO Atul D Rane, Deputy CEO Sanjeev Joshi, Lt Col R Negi and Praveen Pathak were present on the occasion. The BrahMos missile will be the first to be deployed in the Coastal Defense Regiment of the Philippines Navy.

Features of BrahMos Supersonic Missile

– BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile can strike from 350 to 400 km.

All the work of the enemy standing at a distance can be done.

The missile can be fired at Mach 2.8, which is about 3 times the speed of sound.

Recently a new version of it was also tested.

On January 20, this test conducted off the coast of Odisha was successful.

In technical terms, the missile is equipped with new features.

The specialty of BrahMos is that it can be launched from anywhere on a submarine, warship, plane or platform located on the ground.

China’s trouble will increase,

it is being told that the Philippines has a dispute with China in the South China Sea. In the past few months, there has been a lot of tension with China over the water sector. Chinese ships have been camping for several months in the waters that the Philippines claims as its own. In this context, the importance of this deal increases.

 

 

 


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