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Pinaka Guided Weapons System Indigenously Developed by DRDO

The indigenously developed Pinaka Guided Weapons System was successfully test fired

Pinaka Guided Weapons System Indigenously Developed by DRDO
 in Pokhran desert in Rajasthan.

Details:

  • The successful test trial gives a boost to the artillery capability of the Indian Army.
  • Pinaka Guided Weapon System is equipped with a guidance kit comprising an advanced navigation and control system.

More about the Pinaka Guided Weapons System

  • Pinaka rocket systems are developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).The rocket system is named after Pinaka, the bow of Lord Shiva.
  • Pinaka was initially a 30 to 40 km range rocket. Its range was increased 70 to 80 km with Pinaka Mark II.
  • Pinaka rockets were used in the Kargil War with Pakistan.
  • With the increased range there came a need for a more accuracy.
  • To fulfil this requirement guided version of the Pinaka is being developed by DRDO.

About the Test Trail:

  • During the test trial, the Pinaka Guided Weapon System successfully impacted the intended targets with high precision and achieved desired accuracies.
  • Telemetry systems were used to track and monitor the vehicle all through the flight path.
  • The weapon systems impacted the intended targets with high precision and achieved desired accuracies.

Question:

Q. Where was the indigenously developed Pinaka Guided Weapons System successfully test fired?
a. Pokhran, Rajasthan
b. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
c. Ajmer, Rajasthan
d. Churu, Rajasthan
Pinaka Guided Weapons System Indigenously Developed by DRDO Pinaka Guided Weapons System Indigenously Developed by DRDO Reviewed by pooja on March 13, 2019 Rating: 5

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