BrahMos supersonic cruise missile thehindubusinessline
To give India an edge in mountain warfare, the missiles deployed around the northeast border will have “trajectory manoeuvre and steep-dive capabilities.”
The move comes amid the growing tension between India and China. On the border front, there have been continued occurrences of Chinese soldiers crossing into disputed areas of the China-India border and China’s growing presence in the Indian Ocean.
A BrahMos missile fired from INS Kolkata imgur
The cruise missile is difficult to counter and it has the capability to upset the Chinese military order by evading early warning systems and striking their targets before enemies have time to react.