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SOURCE: API

BrahMos Missile Aerospace cruise missile manufacturing unit in Lucknow will become operational in the next two years. Ministry of Defence pumped in 385 crores for the development of a new facility that will enhance India’s BrahMos production capability by double the existing facility.

The New Lucknow unit will be used to manufacture BrahMos- Next Generation (NG) which is under development for the Indian Airforce and will also be manufacturing BrahMos-ER that comes with an extended range. Lucknow unit will also cater to export orders as many countries have shown interest in the Indo-Russian Supersonic cruise missile and this facility will help tap the export market.

BrahMos bagged a $335 million order for BrahMos from the Philippines earlier this year, company is also in talks with Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, and many other countries as well.