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DRDO successfully test-fires Pinaka, 122 mm Caliber rockets: Govt statement

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has congratulated DRDO and the industry on the successful launch of rockets

DRDO, Pinaka rockets

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired enhanced range versions of indigenously developed 122 mm Caliber rocket and extended range version of Pinaka rocket from a Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha. 

"Four enhanced range version of 122 mm rockets were test fired with full instrumentation and they met the complete mission objectives. These rockets have been developed for Army applications and can destroy targets up to 40 km," the ministry of defence said in an official statement.

Twenty-five enhanced Pinaka Rockets were launched in quick succession against targets at different

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First Published: Jun 25 2021 | 8:14 PM IST

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