Successful Test of Pinaka Rocket System

29 June 2021 Current Affairs:The Enhanced Pinaka Rocket was successfully tested by the DRDO.

About Pinaka:
♦ Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher manufactured in India and developed for the Indian Army by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
♦ According to the tests, the enhanced range version of the Pinaka Rocket System can destroy targets at distances of up to 45 kilometres.
♦ The rocket system was developed in collaboration with the Pune-based Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) and the High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), with manufacturing assistance from M/s Economic Explosives Limited, Nagpur.
♦ The Enhanced Pinaka system was developed in order to achieve longer-range performance.

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