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2019-05-23 India-Pakistan
India claims new first for world’s fastest cruise missile
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Posted by Fred 2019-05-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [176 views ]  Top

#1 This means they can hit places in Pakistan before Pakistan can organize a response?
Posted by 3dc 2019-05-23 12:23||   2019-05-23 12:23|| Front Page Top

#2 Can it carry an Indian nuke warhead?
Posted by 3dc 2019-05-23 12:24||   2019-05-23 12:24|| Front Page Top

#3 It's currently built to carry conventional HE warheads up to 300 kgs. India is still developing the BrahMos II which shall have a Nuclear warhead configuration apart from other innovative configs introduced by the Russians.

Pakistain ? It cannot organize a proper response to even lowly Indian Migs dropping off smart bombs. Their US donated Falcon got shot down by humble Mig27 Bison.

Brahmos are Mach 3 projectiles. The Brahmos was made to overwhelm the Chinese BDM capability. Pakistain poses a threat only if China backs their play. Without China, Pakistain is as good as a crater. Before it changed sugar daddies, India was wary of the US supporting it in conflict. Now it's the Chinese. We develop our capabilities to the specifications of whatever poses the real danger.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-05-23 14:58||   2019-05-23 14:58|| Front Page Top

#4 The BrahMos is a follow on to the Soviet "Carrier Killer" (SS-N-19 Shipwreck and SS-N-22 Sunburn) missiles and had a simple purpose: "Fire the Missile and who cares if the launching ship gets sunk almost immediately afterwards?" Seems more useful to the Chinese than the Indians...
Posted by magpie 2019-05-23 15:32||   2019-05-23 15:32|| Front Page Top

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