Pinaka Rocket Systems successfully flight-tested

Issue 2 - 2022

Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems have been successfully flight-tested by DRDO and Indian Army at Pokhran Firing Ranges on April 9, 2022. A total of 24 EPRS rockets were fired for different ranges during the last fortnight. With these trails, the initial phase of technology absorption of EPRS by the industry has successfully been completed and the industry partners are ready for user trials/series production of the rocket system. The Pinaka rocket system has been developed by DRDOs laboratories -Armament Research and Development Establishment, supported by High Energy Materials Research Laboratory. Secretary Department of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G. Satheesh Reddy has congratulated the teams.