Pinaka Current Affairs, GK & News

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 earlier version. This is to replace the current version of Pinaka Mk-1 system deployed along ..

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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 over the Pinaka weapon system production project to Directorate-General of Quality Assurance. The AHSP is ..

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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 Ltd (EEL) after a technology transfer agreement with DRDO. It is for the first time ..

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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 Test range, Chandipur, Odisha. Highlights DRDO conducted the test firings of the Pinaka missile systems ..

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Pinaka MK-II Rocket successfully flight-tested

The Pinaka MK-II was successfully flight-tested on Thursday, 19th December 2019 from the Integrated Test Range of Chandipur in the Baleswar district of Odisha. The Missile system is being manufactured in India by Larsen & Turbo and the strategic Engineering Division(SED) of Tata Power along with the Ordnance Factories Board and is jointly developed by ..

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