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Ordnance Factory Board

Ordnance Factory Board to be split into 7 entities

The existing 41 factories under the OFB will now be subsumed into seven corporate entities

17 Jun 2021 9:37 AM

Faulty ammunitions by Ordnance factories killed 27 personnel since 2014: Army report

In 2020, 13 personnel have suffered non-fatal injuries involving products supplied by Ordnance Factory.

30 Sep 2020 2:31 PM

Mamata writes to PM Modi, urges to reverse corporatisation of ordnance factories

'I request you to stall and reverse the process in the greater interest of national security,' Banerjee wrote in the letter

23 Jul 2019 6:54 PM

‘Dhanush’ to add to military might

Indigenously built ‘Desi Bofors’ gun system based on designs of Bofors howitzer.

26 Mar 2019 1:44 AM

6 held for smuggling arms from rifle unit to Maoists

This was also the second time an RFI officer was arrested for allegedly smuggling parts of SLRs and INSAS rifles.

08 May 2018 1:24 AM


Army upset over 7.62 mm assault rifle quality, OFB says ready for production

The Army pointed out that the assault rifle failed trials while deliberating that no one can meet its requirement in future.

18 Mar 2018 9:00 PM

Factual error in audit report on ammo shortage: Nirmala Sitharaman

The CAG report stated that the forces had ammunition for 20 days in the event of a war, instead of the minimum requirement of 40 days.

11 Sep 2017 12:38 PM