The Ministry of Defence of India has ordered additional 36 Pinaka Mark 1 self-propelled truck-mounted rocket launching systems.

Pinaka-1 weapon system was developed by state-run Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The systems now ordered will be manufactured by local companies Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Tata Power SED.

Development activity of Pinaka Mark 2 system is currently being carried out.

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