Third Test-Firing of Guided Pinaka Successful

Pokhran:

Guided Pinaka developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was successfully test fired today at Pokhran ranges after two successful trials on Monday. 

According to a press release, all the three trials met mission objectives. The consecutive successful missions of Guided Pinaka proves the efficacy, reliability and high precision capabilities of the weapon system.

On 11 March, DRDO successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA also from Pokhran ranges. The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system. In all 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. All the mission objectives have been met.

The indigenously developed Guided Pinaka by DRDO will significantly boost the capability of the artillery to make precision hits.