India’s new stealth fighter to get Mach 3 super missile?

(From the National Interest)

By Dave Majumdar

India’s version of the Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA stealth fighter will likely be armed with the Russian-Indian BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. However, the weapon—which is based-on the P-800 Oniks anti-ship missile—will have to be modified to be carried onboard the fifth-generation warplane.

“We are presenting BrahMos to many Indian public and private defense companies, from some of them we get a technical job,” Sudhir Mishra, the head of BrahMos Aerospace, told the Russian media outlet RIA Novosti.

“We presented it also to developers of the FGFA — they asked to adjust the size of the missile, so it can be placed on board the aircraft. Such work is ongoing.” Read more

Image of prototype of Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA stealth fighter

Image of prototype of Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA stealth fighter

 



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