- Pinaka rocket, which has now transformed into guided Pinaka, was successfully test fired from a defence test facility of Odisha coast.
- The guided Pinaka has been combinedly developed by ;
1.Pune-based Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE),
2.Hyderabad-based Research Centre Imarat (RCI) and
3.Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL).
- Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, which has evolved from Pinaka Mark-I, is equipped with; 1.navigation,
3.control kit and
is converted to a guided Pinaka.
- This conversion has facilitated enhancement of its strike range and considerably improved its accuracy .
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
Pinaka rocket, which has now transformed into guided Pinaka, was successfully test fired from which place?
- defence test facility of Odisha coast.