Guided Pinaka rocket was successfully test fired from launch complex-III of the
Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur.
Rocket Mark-II equipped with navigation, guidance and control kit which
transformed into a guided Pinaka. It will enhance and improve the Pinaka’s
said that, all the mission objective were successfully met during the test. The
Radars, electro optical and telemetry systems at chandipur tracked and
monitored the weapon all through the flight path.
is combined developed by Pune-based armament Research and Development
Establishment (ARDE), Hyderabad-based Research centre Imarat(RCI) and Defence
Research and Development LAbortory (DRDL).
Guided Pinaka rocket was fired from a multi-barrel rocket launcher(MBRL) which
can fire 12 rockets with 12 tonne of high explosives and can destroy a target
area of 4 sq km at a time