The government of Brazil has expressed interest in the BrahMos-NG (New Generation) version of the short-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile.
The government of Brazil has expressed interest in the BrahMos-NG (New Generation) version of the short-range ramjet supersonic cruise missile. The missile an Indo-Russia joint venture is already inducted in the Indian armed forces is being sought by other countries. Financial Express Online has been the first to report about the growing interest for these missiles from countries in South America including Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Venezuela.
“There have been initial talks between the two sides. Due to the global pandemic everything was put on hold,” a senior officer said.
Brazil is manufacturing nuclear nuclear-powered general-purpose attack submarine or SSN to be equipped with cruise missile systems. Also, the South American nation is planning for the modernization of existing fleet of submarines.
Why? “Because the existing fleet of submarines will undergo mid-life refit and well as capability enhancements. And these platforms can be a potential user for Brahmos-NG,” explained a senior officer who wished to remain anonymous.