Advanced Version of Pinaka Rocket test fired successfully by DRDO: All you need to know

Advanced Version of Pinaka Rocket test fired successfully by DRDO: All you need to know

Advanced Version of Pinaka Rocket test fired successfully by DRDO:
 On November 5, 2020, the Defense Research Development Organization test terminated the serious variant of Pinaka rocket effectively. The rocket was test terminated in Chandipur, Odisha. The improved rendition is to accomplish longer reach when contrasted with the previous variant. This is to supplant the current adaptation of Pinaka Mk-1 framework conveyed along the fringes of Pakistan and China. 

The Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launcher framework called the Shiva's bow can fire 12 rockets in 44 seconds. One single battery of Pinaka framework comprises of six dispatch vehicles. They are joined by base, joins with network-based frameworks and radar. A battery can kill a zone of 1 km by 1 km. 

The Pinaka Mark-1, that is at present being utilized by the Army has a scope of 38 km. Then again, the current tried adaptation, upgraded Pinaka Mark-1 has a scope of 45 km. 

The Pinaka Mk-II has a scope of 60 km and the Guided Pinaka framework has a scope of 75 km. the Guided Pinaka has a coordinated control, route and direction framework. It is guided by the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. 

About the Test 

An aggregate of six rocket was dispatched. The rockets tried were made by the Economic Explosives Limited, Nagpur. DRDO had moved the innovation to the producer. The test was followed by instruments, for example, Electro-Optical Tracking System, radar. 


DRDO started improvement of multi-barrel rocket framework in the last part of the 1980s. It is a substitute to the Russian Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System called "Graduate". Pinaka was first utilized in Kargil war. 

Recents Tests 

On October 23, 2020, the Indian Navy delivered a video indicating the INS Prabal dispatching a rocket. Comparable tests were directed by Indian Navy on October 30, 2020 too. On October 30, 2020, the Indian Navy test terminated an enemy of boat rocket from INS Kora in Bay of Bengal. 

The other as of late led rocket test flames of India are as per the following 

  • RUDRAM against radiation rocket 
  • Another rendition of shaurya rocket 
  • LASER guided enemy of tank rocket 
  • Brahmos rocket with an indigenous promoter 
  • Prithvi II rocket 
  • Test fire of RUSTOM II 
  • Flight trial of ABHYAS 
  • Test fire of Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle 
  • Flight Test of Naval Version of BRAHMOS 
  • Test fire of PRITHVI II 
  • Bombed trial of Nirbhay 
  • SANT Missile test 
  • Bother Missile 
  • Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile
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