SOURCE: RAUNAK KUNDE / NEWS BEAT / IDRW.ORG
Samir V. Kamat, Chairman of DRDO in an interview with India Tv confirmed that earlier this month India and Armenia concluded a deal for the supply of Four Battery of Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launchers. One battery of the Pinaka system consists of six launch vehicles and each launch vehicle is armed with 12 rockets which are accompanied by a loader vehicle, Digicora Met radar, and links with network-based systems and command posts.
idrw.org has been told that Armenia has placed orders for the Enhanced version of the Pinaka systems that has a range of 45km. Armenia also has shown interest in acquiring the Guided Variant of the Pinaka which has a range of 75km.
Enhanced Pinaka is the upgraded version of the earlier Pinaka version which has been in service with the Indian Army for over a decade. Munitions India Limited (MIL) and Economic Explosives Limited Nagpur are production partners of the Pinaka system in India, both companies will get to manufacture 2 batteries each for Armenia orders.
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