Philippines in talks with India to procure BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

09 December 2019

The Philippines is seeking to acquire the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile system from India.

Official sources told Jane's on 9 December that officials from New Delhi and Manila are in advanced negotiations about the number of missiles to be procured and the overall contract value, adding that they expect a deal to be signed "sometime in 2020".

Also part of the negotiations are after-sale logistics to induct the 292-km range BrahMos, as well as the instruction of the Philippines Army's 1st Land-based Missile System Battery (1LBMS Btry), which was activated in October at Fort Magsaysay, to maintain and operate the weapon system.

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