India, Philippines sign $375mn BrahMos missile deal
Hindustan Times Delhi|January 29, 2022
NEW DELHI: India's BrahMos Aerospace and the Philippines on Friday signed a deal worth almost $375 million for the Philippine Marines to acquire three batteries of the BrahMos cruise missile, a shot in the arm for New Delhi's efforts to emerge as an exporter of major defence hardware.
Rezaul H Laskar

Philippine defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana, who signed the contract with BrahMos Aerospace chief Atul Dinkar Rane, said the supersonic missiles will "certainly beef up the firepower of the Philippine Navy".

Lorenzana added the BrahMos missiles will provide “deterrence against any attempt to undermine our sovereignty and sovereign rights, especially in the West Philippine Sea"- the official designation for the eastern part of the South China Sea included in the Philippines' exclusive economic zone and claimed by China.

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