Philippines inked BrahMos Deal with India

Philippines inked BrahMos Deal with India
Philippines inked BrahMos Deal with India

Philippines and India inked the $374.9 million worth deal for BrahMos shore-based anti-ship cruise missile system for the Philippine Navy.


 The force is the first foreign buyer of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles.

Philippines inked BrahMos Deal with India

The Philippines Defence Minister Delfin Lorenzana attended the ceremony and said that the Philippines would use the system to defend its exclusive economic zone, especially in the West Philippine Sea.

Philippines inked BrahMos Deal with India

The BrahMos (designated PJ-10) is a medium-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarine, ships, aircraft or land. It is one of the fastest supersonic cruise missiles in the world and a product of joint venture between the Russian Federation's NPO Mashinostroyeniya and India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).