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DRDO successfully tests upgraded Pinaka rocket with 45 km range

Jun 25, 2021, 7:50 PM IST

Continuing the development of artillery rocket systems, the Defence Research and Development Organisation successfully test-fired an extended-range version of the indigenously-developed Pinaka rocket from a multi-barrel rocket launcher from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur off the coast of Odisha.  

Twenty-five enhanced Pinaka rockets were launched in quick succession against targets at different ranges. 

All the mission objectives were met during the launches.

The enhanced range version of the Pinaka rocket system can destroy targets at distances up to 45 km.

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