Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin ensures full support for the BrahMos JV

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Moscow: Accompanied by a high-level defense delegation, Mr. Dmitry Rogozin, Russian Deputy Prime Minister visited the BrahMos Aerospace pavilion at the inauguration of the Engineering Technologies - 2014 exhibition in Moscow on the 14th of August 2014.

Mr. Dmitry Rogozin said that BrahMos Aerospace is a prominent example of successful co-operation in the High Technology arena before the world and should be a benchmark for futuristic collaboration between both the friendly nations. He added that they were pleased that their partner country has such potent high accuracy weapon system which has been developed jointly. He said that they should continue to evolve their system so that they remain the leaders in the years to come.

When the delegation was welcomed at the BrahMos pavilion, a detailed explanation of the full weapon complex was given. Mr. Sudhir Kumar Mishra, the CEO and MD of BrahMos informed that BrahMos, together with DRDO and NPOM, the two Joint Venture partners from India and Russia, have initiated work on a missile system which would be sleeker, lighter and highly precise over its predecessor, the existing BRAHMOS, to ensure its usage from multiple platforms. He added that they hoped to have the system ready within three years for demonstration trials. Mr. Mishra also said that the integration trials of BRAHMOS air-launched version with the SU-30 MKI fighter are nearing completion and that by early next year, they would start its demonstration launches.

Mr. Rogozin ensured full support of the Russian Federation to BrahMos and wished success to the entire team in the future plans of the Joint Venture.