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'Pinaka' successfully tested-fired by DRDO in Pokhran desert

Devdiscourse News Desk new delhi India
Updated: 12-03-2019 23:36 IST
'Pinaka' successfully tested-fired by DRDO in Pokhran desert

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India's defence lab DRDO successfully tested-fired the indigenously developed guided rocket system 'Pinaka' on Tuesday at Pokhran desert in Rajasthan, officials said. This was the third test conducted by the Defence Research and Development Organisation or DRDO since Monday.

"All the three trials met mission objectives," the Defence Ministry said. "The consecutive successful missions of guided Pinaka proves the efficacy, reliability and high precision capabilities of the weapon system," it added.

The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit, comprising of an advanced navigation and control system.

(With inputs from agencies.)