Enhanced Pinaka Rocket System

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    • ?Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems have been successfully flight-tested by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Army at Pokhran Firing Ranges.
      • A total of 24 EPRS rockets were fired for different ranges.

    About Pinaka Rocket System

    • The ?Pinaka rocket system has been developed by Armament Research and Development Establishment, Pune supported by High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, another Pune-based laboratory of DRDO. 
    • The EPRS is the upgraded version of the Pinaka variant which has been in service with the Indian Army for the last decade. 
    • The system has been upgraded with advanced technologies enhancing the range to meet the emerging requirements.
    •  After establishing the performance efficacy of the enhanced range version of Pinaka, the technology was transferred to the industries viz. Munitions India Limited (MIL) and Economic Explosives Limited Nagpur.

    Source:AIR