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Pinaka guided weapons system successfully test fired: Def Ministry

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The indigenously developed guided rocket system was successfully test fired on Monday at desert in Rajasthan, in a boost to artillery capability of the Army, the defence ministry said.

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

"The indigenously developed guided Pinaka, developed by DRDO, will significantly boost the capability of the artillery to make precision hits," the defence ministry said.

About the tests, it said the impacted the intended targets with high precision and achieved desired accuracies.

"Telemetry systems tracked and monitored the vehicle all through the flight path. All the mission objectives have been met," the ministry said.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 19:17 IST