“Enhanced version of PINAKA Rocket System, developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been successfully flight tested from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha today on 04 November 2020,” said DRDO in a tweet.
“A total of 06 rockets were launched in quick succession and the tests met complete mission objectives. Enhanced version of PINAKA rocket would replace the existing Pinaka Mk-I rockets which are currently under production,” DRDO added.
The enhanced version of the Pinaka rocket would replace the existing Pinaka Mk-1 rockets. While Mk-1 had a range of 36 km, this enhanced version has a range of 45 to 60 km.