31-07-2021 | 14:58 PM
• The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test-fired enhanced range versions of its indigenously developed Pinaka rocket system and 122mm Caliber rocket system.
• It has been developed jointly by Pune-based DRDO labs Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) with manufacturing support from Economic Explosives Limited, Nagpur.
• The enhanced range version can destroy targets at distances up to 45 km. Moreover, these enhanced versions of Pinaka will replace the Pinaka Mk-1 missiles which are currently used by regiments of the Indian Army along India’s frontiers with China and Pakistan.