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Pinaka Rocket Systems

Pinaka Rocket Systems:

Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems have been successfully flight-tested by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Army at Pokhran Firing Ranges.

  • A total of 24 EPRS rockets were fired for different ranges during the last fortnight.
  • Required accuracy and consistency was achieved by the rockets meeting all trial objectives satisfactorily.
  • With these trails, the initial phase of technology absorption of EPRS by the industry has successfully been completed and the industry partners are ready for user trials/series production of the rocket system.
  • The Pinaka rocket system has been developed by Armament Research and Development Establishment, Pune supported by High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, another Pune-based laboratory of DRDO.
  • The EPRS is the upgraded version of Pinaka variant which has been in service with the Indian Army for the last decade.

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