Successfully test fired for the Indian-made Pinaka 214mm MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System 0202131
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Defence News - India
|Saturday, February 2, 2013, 10:04 AM|
|Successfully test fired for the Indian-made Pinaka 214mm MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System.|
For the second consecutive day, India's indigenously developed Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) weapon system, 'Pinaka' was successfully test fired on Thursday, January 31, 2013, from a defence base at Chandipur-on-sea, about 15 km from here. "Three rounds of Pinaka rockets were successfully tested today. Four rounds of trial were conducted, January 31, 2013," a defence official said.
Pinaka Indian-made MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System at military parade in New Delhi.
'Pinaka', which has undergone several tough tests since 1995, is already inducted into the armed forces. Today's test was conducted by the personnel from Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE) Pune unit at Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE) firing point-2 at Chandipur, they said.