Tata Power’s Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) has received an order from the Indian Ministry of Defence for the supply of one regiment of Command Post and Launcher of Pinaka Multi Rocket Launcher System (MRLS) to Indian Army.
The order worth over Rs. 200 Crore (29 million) includes supply of 20 Launchers and eight command posts, the company said in a statement Monday.
Pinaka Weapon System is one of the first ‘Create in India’ product designed & developed by Indian Private Industry in association with Armament Research and Development Establishment (DRDO). Tata Power SED had delivered one regiment of Pinaka Launcher and Command Post in the period of 2006 – 2010, which was then inducted in the Army.
Multi-Barrel Rocket Launcher System PINAKA, is an area weapon system which supplements the existing artillery gun at ranges beyond 30 kms, and has a quick reaction time and high rate of fire. Its success has been well documented during Kargil conflict and has earned the confidence of our Indian Armed Forces.