India to manufacture scaled-down model of BrahMos missile
The new missile will weigh 1.5 tons; it will be some 6 metres long and will boast a range of approximately 290 kilometres.
The missile is meant for the Indian Air Force, and is due to be test-fired in a matter of 18 months to 24 months.
The joint Russian-Indian venture BrahMos Aerospace was set up in 1998, and was named after the two rivers, - Brahmaputra and Moskva.
The sea-based supersonic BrahMos missile was successfully test-fired in October last year.
The submarine-based analogue is due to be test-fired in March this year.
Voice of Russia, TASS