The Ministry of Defense had approved the Mobile Coastal Missile Batteries and a contract in this regard was signed with BrahMos Aerospace Corporation on 30 March.
Former Navy Chief Vice Admiral Satish N Ghormode has said that the Indian Navy will deploy Mobile Coastal Battery equipped with the recently approved BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in coastal areas. These batteries will be deployed at maritime strategic locations to neutralize threats from both the east and west.
Recently, the Ministry of Defense had approved Mobile Coastal Missile Batteries and a contract in this regard was signed with BrahMos Aerospace Corporation on 30 March. Speaking to ANI a day after his retirement, Ghormade said, “We will be able to deploy next-generation mobile missile coastal batteries at strategic locations to monitor and neutralize any threat from the east or west.” To be.
Delivery will start from 2027
BrahMos Aerospace will start their delivery from 2027. These batteries will be equipped with the world’s fastest and deadliest supersonic cruise missiles. This will help the Indian Navy in multi-directional sea attack. That is, the Navy can simultaneously attack in all three directions, water, land and air. This will increase the strength of the Navy.
BrahMos missile comes in two variants
Surface-to-surface BrahMos missiles will be deployed on the coasts. It has two variants. First BrahMos Block-1 and second BrahMos-NG. That is, the transporter standing on the ground will be fired from the erector launcher (TEL). It is a type of truck in which silo-tower-like structures are made. BrahMos missiles come out from inside them. They can be carried anywhere. The direction of the missile can be fixed.