India Test Fired World’s First Supersonic Brahmos Missile from underwater Platform On 20th March 2013.
What is so special about Brahmos Missile ?
India successfully carried out the major test firing of the Submarine-Launched version of the Indo- Russian supersonic cruise missile from a pontoon off Visakhapatnam in the Bay Of Bengal.
The anti ship version of the missile has a range of 290 km.
With this achievement, India has become the First country to Launch a Supersonic Cruise Missile from an Underwater Platform.
According to V.K Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to Defense Minister and Director General of DRDO ,the test firing is a landmark technological breakthrough and a significant step towards boosting India’s Military might.
It has already been inducted into Navy and Army.