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Guided Pinaka Successfully Test Fired for the Second Time
 
Guided Pinaka Successfully Test Fired for the Second Time

DRDO successfully test fired the Guided Pinaka from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur on January 24. This was the second time that Guided Pinaka was successfully test fired.

Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, equipped with navigation, guidance and control kit, is transformed to a Guided Pinaka. The conversion has facilitated to enhance the range and improve the accuracy of earlier version of Pinaka.

Minister of defence Manohar Parrikar congratulated both the Army and the DRDO for developing the Guided Pinaka in a very short span of time. The DRDO statement said that the mission met all the objectives. “Success of Guided Pinaka has reinforced the technological strength of the country in converting unguided systems into weapons of high precision" said DG (missiles and strategic systems) Dr G Satheesh Reddy.

 
 


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