The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has issued a statement, stating: “The missile has been designed, developed and produced by BrahMos Aerospace — a joint venture of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and of NPO Mashinostroyeniya (NPOM).”
A delegation from BrahMos Aerospace also met UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday. BrahMos Aerospace Chief Sudhir Misra to the UP Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) and UP government seeking 200 acre of land for a facility to build the BrahMos.
The current version of the BrahMos cruise missile is assembled at a facility in Hyderabad. But UPEIDA is aiming to manufacture the new, improved BrahMos cruise missile.
“UP may soon start manufacturing the Next-Gen state-of-the-art BrahMos missile,” stated a UP government release on Wednesday. More than 100 BrahMos missiles are planned to be built in the next three years.
“About 500 engineers and technical people will get direct employment in the BrahMos Production Centre which will be built by investing Rs 300 crore on the land to be allotted for making BrahMos missiles at Lucknow node,” stated the release.