21 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
Prelims and Mains focus: About Pinaka missile system and its role in India’s defence system
News: India successfully conducted test firing of the indigenously developed Pinaka missile system for the second consecutive day on Friday from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Odisha coast.
Both the missiles were fired to engage a target located at 20-kilometre range and high accuracy was achieved.
About Pinaka missile system
Source: The Hindu
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