Source : Indian Defence Updates (IDU)
|Indian Navy Destroyer INS Chennai (D65) firing BrahMos Supersonic Anti Ship Cruise Missile (File Photo)|
The Philippines Navy has shown interest in acquiring BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile for its frontline warships but it will require time as structural modification will be required to be done on Philippines Navy warships to house BrahMos missile.
A Philippines-based military think tank has suggested their military to go for container-based or auxiliary ship-based BrahMos missile batteries instead of restructuring its shore-based coastal warships, installing container-based BrahMos launchers over merchant’s vessels and auxiliary support ships will pack a punch as it will be very difficult for the enemy to locate those missiles and its launchers as those will be hidden in containers.
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