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Successful test carried out of upgraded Pinaka rocket

May 31, 2018

 

In another breakthrough, India successfully carried out a test of an upgraded version of the Pinaka rocket. The test was carried out at Proof & Experiment Establishment at Chandipur in Odisha and equipped with a new guidance system.

The missile range is also extended in the upgraded version. Adding to that, it also got new a navigation, guidance and control system developed by the Research Center which is based out at Hyderabad.

As per the reports, the upgraded Pinaka will have a 70 km range which was earlier only 40km. With the new system, the missile will now be able to change paths during flight and be like a guided missile system.