|First Su-30MKI modified to carry Brahmos-A ALCM at Aero India 2015|
Ten tests of the Brahmos-A will be conducted by through the year 2015, before the missile is inducted into service in 2016.
|Rear view of Brahmos-A mounted on the reinforced center-line pylon of IAF''s first Su-30MKI modified to carry the 2.5-ton ALCM as seen at Aero India 2015|
In May, a test flight with the launching system for the missile will be conducted.
The Russian press has given extensive coverage to Brahmos-A. The following tweet is interesting.
Mikoyan LMFS fighter concept will have #BrahMos cruise missile carrying capability #Russia #India #Mig #avgeek pic.twitter.com/G1S98UGHeUBrahmos is a big missile, but note how the Su-30MKI makes it look small!
— Tom Antonov (@Tom_Antonov) March 17, 2015
IDP Sentinel members can read more about the Brahmos-A at the link below.
Brahmos-A ALCM Variant (IDP Sentinel)