Concerning the BrahMos missile misfire incident, Indian Air Force (IAF) officers terminated the services of three officers on Tuesday. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced a high-level investigation into the event involving the unintentional launch of a missile into Pakistani territory on March 15.

Air Vice Marshal RK Sinha, Assistant Vice Chief of Air Staff, presided over the IAF’s Court of Inquiry following the incident (Operations). There was an immediate termination of the employment of two Wing Commanders and a Group Captain on Tuesday. IAF officials said, “A court of inquiry, set up to establish the facts of the case, including fixing responsibility for the incident, found that deviation from the standard operating procedures by three officers led to the accidental firing of the missile.”

An unintentional launch of a BrahMos missile took place on March 9, 2022. Three officers deviated from the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), which resulted in the missile being accidentally fired, according to a Court of Inquiry (Col) established to establish the facts of the matter and determine who was responsible for the occurrence. It was largely these three officers who were responsible for the incident.

Misfire Incident

Unintentionally launched from an airbase, the BrahMos missile came down in Pakistan at a Mian Channu. According to Pakistani authorities, a missile did not have any payload when it crashed. Main is around 500 kilometers (310 miles) from Islamabad, the country’s capital. Even though the Pakistani government had already voiced its disapproval of the occurrence, India has already begun an investigation.

Military professionals have cautioned about the possibility of mishaps or errors by the nuclear-armed neighbors. India has fought three wars and countless more minor armed conflicts, frequently over the disputed region of Kashmir. The occurrence raised concerns concerning safety features.

Rajnath Singh, the Defence Minister, had assured the two Houses in a statement that the missile system was highly dependable and secure after the event. We also regularly evaluate our safety protocols and processes, he added

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