India-Armenia Defence Export Deal

India has inked an defence export deal with Armenia, which is facing threat from border tensions from Azerbaijan. Key facts Military equipment like missiles, rockets and ammunition will be exported by India to Armenia under the newly signed export contract. ..



DRDO successfully test fires enhanced Pinaka Rockets

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test fired an extended range version of “Pinaka” rocket. Test fire was carried at Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, Odisha on June 25. Highlights DRDO test-fired 25 Enhanced Pinaka Rockets in ..


DRDO: Advanced Version of Pinaka Rocket test fired successfully

On November 5, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization test fired the advanced version of Pinaka rocket successfully. The rocket was test fired in Chandipur, Odisha. Key Highlights The enhanced version is to achieve longer range as compared to the ..


Mass Production of Pinaka Rocket begins

On September 26, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) began the mass production of Pinaka rockets. The mass production of the rocket has been handed over to Directorate General of Quality Assurance. Highlights The Authority Holding Sealed Particulars (AHSP) handed ..


Pinaka rockets manufactured by Economic Explosives Ltd (EEL) test fired at Pokhran

Pinaka Rockets, completely manufactured by a private sector organization named Economic Explosives Ltd, have completed its successful test firing operation at Pokhran. Key Highlights A total of six Pinaca rockets have been test-fired. The rockets were manufactured by Economic Explosives ..


Pinaka missiles test fired for the second day in salvo mode

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) test fired Pinaka missile system successfully for the second day on December 20, 2019 at Chandipur, Odisha. The first trial that was conducted on Dec 19, 2019, was also done at the Integrated ..