NEW DELHI, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- India successfully test-fired supersonic cruise missile BrahMos with "extended range" variant, local media reports said Wednesday.
The missile can hit targets at over 400 km range.
"The test was carried out under the PJ-10 project of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under which the missile was launched with an indigenous booster," a local news agency said. "This was the second test-firing of the extended range version of BrahMos supersonic missile. The airframe and booster of the missile are indigenous."
BrahMos missile is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile capable of being launched from submarines, ships, fighter jets or land.
BrahMos is developed as a joint venture between the DRDO and the Federal State Unitary Enterprise NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM) of Russia.
The missile was initially developed with a flight range of up to 290 km, capable of carrying a conventional warhead of 300 kg.