• A demonstration trial of India's indigenously developed multi-barrel rocket launcher weapon system, 'Pinaka' conducted in Balosore

  • 'Pinaka', an unguided rocket system and an area weapon system aimed at supplementing the existing artillery guns at a range beyond 30 km, is capable of acting as a force-multiplier.

  • One salvo each of 12 rockets from a battery of six launchers could neutralise a target area of 3.9 sq km at a time