Q. The “Pinaka-ER”, is recently seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Surface to air missile

[B] Submarine based missile

[C] Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System

[D] Torpedo

Answer: C

Explanation: Pinaka-ER Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System (MBRLS) was successfully tested at Pokharan range.

  • New Pinaka ER gives it a range of around 70 km, over the 45 km existing range of the missile. Pinaka can fire a salvo of 12 rockets over a period of 44 seconds.
  • It has been designed by DRDO Armament Research and Development Establishment laboratory and Pune-based High Energy Materials Research Laboratory.