The launch took place off the coast of Andman Nicobar Island with the support of Andman Nicobar command. The command has deployed ten ships, three aircraft and three helicopters for mission support. The parameters set for the mission were kept extremely difficult including the positioning of the target to achieve maximum output. The 100% success of the launch once again demonstrated the tremendous capability of BrahMos weapon system.
The launch was witnessed by Dr.A.Sivathanu Pillai CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace along with the officiating Commander in Chief of the Andman command RAdm PK Nair along with other senior naval officers and defence scientists. The Defence Minister congratulated the Navy and team of scientists for the successful launch of BrahMos.