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BrahMos and Brahmos-M on display at DefExpo 2014, New Delhi.
Type Supersonic cruise missile
Place of origin  India
 Russia
Service history
In service November 2006
Used by Indian Army
Indian Navy
Indian Airforce (awaiting)
Production history
Manufacturer DRDO
NPO Mashinostroeyenia
Unit cost US$ 2.73 million
Variants Surface-launched
Submarine-launched
Air-launched
BrahMos-II
Specifications
Weight 3,000 kg
2,500 kg (air-launched)
Length 8.4 m
Diameter 0.6 m
Warhead 200–300 kg conventional semi-armour-piercing and nuclear

Engine First stage: solid propellant booster
Second stage: liquid-fueled ramjet
Operational
range
Approx. 300–500 km
Flight ceiling 15 km]
Flight altitude Sea-skimming, as low as 3–4 meters
Speed Mach 2.8–3.0
Guidance
system
Mid-course guidance by INS
Terminal guidance by homing radar seeker
GPS/GLONASS/GAGAN satellite guidance using G3OM
Accuracy 1 m[7]
Launch
platform
Ship, submarine, aircraft and land-based mobile launchers