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DRDO Successfully Tests Pinaka Extended Range Rocket In which state?
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rajasthan

Trials of the Pinaka extended range rocket were carried out at Pokhran Firing Ranges in Rajasthan on Wednesday(24th Aug 2022). Multiple successful test firings were carried out during the tests.
The Pinaka rocket has been developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), however, the rockets are produced by private sector firm. The Pinaka is an Artillery Missile System capable of striking into enemy territory up to a range of 75 kilometres with high precision.
A total of 24 EPRS rockets were fired for different ranges and all the rockets achieved required accuracy and consistency during the trials.
The EPRS is the upgraded version of Pinaka variant which has been in service with the Indian Army for the last decade.
In June 2021, the DRDO had successfully test fired extended range version of indigenously developed Pinaka rocket from a Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher (MBRL) on June 24 and 25 at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha..

Source : Times now News

Published On : August 26, 2022
Category : Defence