Guided Pinaka Mark-II successfully test fired at ITR,Chandipur

Guided Pinaka Mark-II sucessfully test fired at ITR,Chandipur

New Delhi, Jan 13: Pinaka Rocket converted to a Guided Pinaka was successfully test-fired from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur today. The Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, which evolved from Pinaka Mark-I is equipped with a navigation, guidance and control kit and has been transformed to a Guided Pinaka. This conversion has considerably enhanced the range and accuracy of Pinaka. “The test-firing has met all mission objectives. The radars, electro-optical and telemetry systems at Chandipur tracked and monitored the vehicle all through the flight-path,” a official statement said here.

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