PINAKA Rocket Test Fired

PINAKA Rocket Test Fired

Question: At which of the following place did the successful test fire of guided rocket system PINAKA took place?
(a) Pokhran
(b) Sriharikota
(c) Chandipur
(d) Jaisalmer
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 11th March 2019, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired the indigenously developed guided missile system PINAKA at Pokhran ranges, Rajasthan.
  • The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system.
  • In both the missions, the weapon systems impacted the intended targets with high precision and achieved desired accuracies. Telemetry Systems tracked and monitored the vehicle all through the flight path.
  • The indigenously developed Guided missile PINAKA by DRDO will significantly boost the capability of the artillery to make precision hits.

Links:

http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1568552

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-successfully-test-fires-guided-rocket-system-pinaka-2006690

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