Centre inks Rs 1,700cr deal for additional BrahMos missiles

The defence ministry on Thursday inked a Rs 1,700 crore contract for supply of additional BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, with a strike range of 290-km, for the Navy’s frontline warships.The contract for the “dual role” surface-to-surface missiles, capable of both land attack and anti-ship strikes, was inked between the MoD’s acquisitions wing and the M/s BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd.