BrahMos supersonic cruise missile manufacturing in collaboration with India and Russia. Production unit will be in the Lucknow node of the Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridor soon.
The BrahMos missiles project will be established between Lucknow, Kanpur and Jhansi with an investment of Rs 300 crore. The BrahMos project will furnish direct/indirect employment to around 15,000 people.
BrahMos Aerospace, a joint venture (JV) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India and NPO Mashinostroyenia (NPOM) of Russia. It has proposed to establish a modern manufacturing facility near Lucknow to the Uttar Pradesh government.
An envoy of BrahMos Aerospace, director-general Sudhir K Mishra, previously discussed with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath regarding establishing this facility. The facility will make production and supply of various systems and sub-systems for next-generation missile systems.
Mishra pleaded to UP Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) CEO and Additional Chief Secretary (home) Awanish Awasthi seeking 200-acre land.
In January 2018, PM Modi declared the development of a Defence Corridor in UP during an investors’ summit. The UP government confirmed that it was establishing defence corridors at Lucknow, Kanpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, Agra, and Aligarh nodes.
19 big companies have come up and allotted 55.4 hectares of land by the UPEIDA. The next-generation supersonic cruise missile is based on the technology of Russia’s P-800 Oniks cruise missile.
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