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    The new missile may become a revolutionary new weapon, the head of Russian-Indian BrahMos Aerospace enterprise said.

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    The new missile may become a revolutionary new weapon, the head of Russian-Indian BrahMos Aerospace enterprise said.

    ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — A prototype BrahMos-II hypersonic cruise missile, currently under joint development by Russia and India, may be created in six to seven years, head of Russian-Indian BrahMos Aerospace enterprise Sudhir Mishra said Tuesday.

    "Research work on this project is underway in India at the Indian Institute of Science and in Russia at the Moscow Aviation Institute. This new missile is envisaged as a revolutionary new weapon," Mishra told RIA Novosti. "The exact configuration of the system has yet to be defined, the creation of a prototype hypersonic BrahMos missile can take six-seven years."

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