India successfully evaluates multi barrel rocket launcher system Pinaka-ER
BRAND-NEW DELHI: India effectively checked multi barrel rocket launcher system with extended variety at Pokharan variety, on Saturday.
Defence Research and Advancement Organisation (DRDO) in a declaration stated that effective tests of Pinaka Extended Range (Pinaka-ER), Area Denial Munitions (ADM) and indigenously established fuzes have been brought out at different test varieties.
The system is collectively developed by labs of DRDO – Weaponry Research & & Development Facility (ARDE), Pune and High Energy Products Lab (HEMRL), Pune.
The DRDO, after developing the efficiency efficacy of the improved range Pinaka, moved the innovation of the system to the market.
The industry partner has actually produced improved Pinaka Mk-1 rockets with DRDO’s hand holding throughout the production and Quality control.
In extension of the Transfer of Technology absorption, rockets established by the market have actually gone through the performance evaluation and quality certification procedure.
The hand holding during the production, quality control and launch coordination for bulk production is being supplied by the DRDO design group and quality guarantee companies chosen for the system.
The DRDO, along with the Army, conducted series of performance evaluation trials of these market produced rockets at Field Firing Ranges in the last three days. In these trials, enhanced variety Pinaka rockets were test fired at various ranges with numerous warhead abilities.
All the trial objectives were fulfilled sufficiently. An overall of 24 rockets were fired for different varieties and warhead abilities to meet the goals of accuracy and consistency.
With this, the initial phase of innovation absorption of Pinaka-ER by the industry partner has actually successfully been completed making it prepared for series production of the rocket system.
The Pinaka-ER is the upgraded variation of earlier Pinaka variation which has remained in service with the Indian Army for the last years.
The system has been created in the light of emerging requirements with sophisticated innovations improving the variety.
The Area Rejection Munition (ADM) versions of munition created by the ARDE, Pune for Pinaka and made by the market partners under technology transfer were effectively carried out at Pokhran Field Firing Ranges. These trials belong to efficiency examination under innovation absorption.
The indigenously-developed distance fuzes for Pinaka rockets have also been tested. The ARDE, Pune has actually developed various fuzes for Pinaka rocket for various kinds of applications. After design validation trials, vibrant performance assessment of these fuzes have actually been examined with flight screening. Consistency in efficiency of fuzes has been established in consecutive flight trials.
These have actually been developed through dedicated indigenous Research study and Development efforts for the very first time in the country. These indigenously established fuzes will change the imported fuzes and conserve forex.
The ARDE has actually likewise created miniaturised fuzes for ADMs. Efficiency of dual-purpose Direct-Action Self Damage (DASD) and Anti-Tank Munition (ATM) fuzes were examined during the existing flight trials and the outcomes were acceptable. All the objective objectives were successfully in all the above trials.
Released at Sat, 11 Dec 2021 06:23:29 -0600