Pinaka rocket system
Posted on Jan 22, 2022
By Mayur shukla
Published in News
Pinaka Rocket System
Pinaka is an indigenous multi-barrel rocket system which has been developed by the DRDO for the Indian Army. It weapon systems has a state of the art guidance kit bolstered by an advanced navigation and control system.
The Pinaka Mark II Rocket is modified as a missile by integrating with the navigation, control and guidance system to improve the accuracy and enhance the range. The navigation system of the missile is aided by the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System.
It is an artillery missile system capable of striking into enemy territory up to a range of 75 km with high precision. The mission achieved all the objective including enhancing the range accuracy and sub- system functionality.
Successful tests of the Pinaka extended range multi barrel rocket launcher system, Area Denial Munition (ADM) and indigenously developed fuses have been carried out at various test ranges the DRDO. The DRDO along with the army, conducted a series of performance evaluation trails of these industry produced rocket at field firing range during the last three days.
The DRDO said 24 rocket were fired for different ranges and warhead capabilities to meets the objectives of accuracy and consistency observation of pinaka -ER by the industry partner has successful been completed making the industry partner ready for series production of the rocket system. The technology of the Pinaka ER rocket was transferred by the DRDO to the industry partner which manufactured the enhance pinaka MK-1 rocket with DRDO Handholding during the production and quality assurance.
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