In October last year it was reported that the Ministry of Defence of India wishes to place regiment missile "BrahMos" in the border area with China in Arunachal Pradesh, north-east of the country. Through this offering will be able to hit the Indian military objects located in areas of Tibet Autonomous Area. Meanwhile, at the moment the main military threat to India is Pakistan. Both countries have for each other mutual territorial claims.
It is understood that the supersonic rocket "BrahMos", developed on the basis of Russian missile "Yakhont", capable of a speed that exceeds the speed of sound in 2.5-2.8 times. If we talk about the range of the missile, it can reach 290 km. Rocket developed members of the joint venture Brahmos Aerospace, a bit of which belong to the "NPO Machine Building" (Our Fatherland) and India's DRDO (of military research and development). The creation of "BrahMos" takes place in 3 versions: air, land and sea-based.