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Indigenous artillery gun `Dhanush` to be ready this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 17:42

After trials, India`s indigenous artillery gun `Dhanush` would be ready for use by the Army by the end of this year.

`Nirbheek` - Lightweight revolver for women

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 17:56

Over a year after the brutal Delhi gang-rape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory here has come out with `Nirbheek`, a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault.

Ordnance Factory developing future infantry soldier system

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 17:51

The Ordnance Factory is planning to develop a future infantry soldier system -- an all weather suit with tactical gear to equip the armed forces to counter rising challenges on the borders and terrorist activities.

CBI conducts raid at Ordnance factory

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 21:46

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has conducted a raid at the Ordnance Factory at Ambajhari near here in connection with alleged irregularities in the recruitment of labourers, sources said on Monday.

CRPF asks OFB to enhance safety of mine protected vehicles

Last Updated: Sunday, November 18, 2012, 10:12

CRPF approached Ordnance Factory Board to enhance security of its mine protected vehicles which have earned tag of "coffin on wheels" as numerous troopers have died inside in Maoists` IED blasts.

Defence Ministry rapped for delay in setting up ordnance factory

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 14:20

The Defence Ministry has been pulled up by a Parliamentary panel for more than a decade delay in setting up of an ordnance factory in Nalanda.

Field trials of upgraded Bofors gun in Jan 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 16:19

An upgraded version of the 155mm Bofors gun, the Indian Army`s most potent artillery weapon, will be ready for field trials in January 2013, a top official of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) said on Tuesday.

5,000 Pinaka rockets to be produced every year

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 10:52

The Ordnance Factory Ambajhari (OFAJ) near here is all set to enhance its manufacturing capacity of Pinaka rockets from the present 1,000 rockets to 5,000 every year for the Indian Army, sources said.

Ordnance Factory officials held in bribery case

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 14:07

Three senior officers of the Ordnance Factory at Ambajhari have been arrested by CBI for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe from a local firm.

BJP for starting Ordnance factory in Rajgir

Last Updated: Saturday, July 09, 2011, 21:51

BJP on Saturday urged the President, Prime Minister and Defence Minister to take steps to start the proposed Ordnance factory at Rajgir in Bihar.