Saudi Arabia, Qatar And UAE Interested In Buying BrahMos Supersonic Missiles From IndiaBrahMos missile test-fired on 24 November. 

Gulf countries such as Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia are interested in purchasing the Indo-Russian Brahmos supersonic cruise missile, Financial Express reports.

"The talks are still in the early stages and further discussions put on hold due to the global lockdown due to COVID-19,” sources confirmed to the publication.

The negotiations for this deal could possibly be done in the Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane’s four-day visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and UAE. General Naravane is slated to meet his counterparts and hold discussions with senior officials belonging to the two countries.

Earlier, it had emerged that India will be supplying the BrahMos to Philippines as Manila will become the first customer of the missile system.

The agreement for that will be signed during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte in February 2021. The supersonic missile has a range of 290 kilometers and it has been admitted in the three wings of the armed forces in large numbers.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement