Pinaka missile system successfully flight-tested
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III- Security
- India successfully conducted test firing of the indigenously developed Pinaka missile system from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Odisha coast
- It is developed by DRDO
- Pinaka is a Multi-Barrel Rocket System to supplement the existing artillery gun at ranges beyond 30 kilometres to make precision hits.
- The guided weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system.
- The system is mounted on a Tatra truck for mobility.