Ordnance factory

CRPF sends 21, 000 plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce pellets usage

CRPF sends 21, 000 plastic bullets to Kashmir to reduce pellets usage

The bullets, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and manufactured by the Ordnance factory based in Pune, can be fitted in the AK series of assault rifles and will be an alternative to the much-criticised pellet shotguns.

Oct 07, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Government speeds up procurement process of 1.85L rifles for army

The Army has been pressing for fast tracking the supply of the 7.62x51 mm guns and particularly sought immediate procurement of at least 65,000 rifles to enhance its fire power in border areas and in counter-terror operations.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

No proposal to set up new Ordnance factory: Govt

There is no proposal to set up a new Ordnance Factory in the country but steps will be taken to increase capacity and functioning of the existing ones, government told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

Ordnance Factory developing future infantry soldier system

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.

Mar 18, 2013, 17:51 PM IST

CBI conducts raid at Ordnance factory

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.

Feb 25, 2013, 21:46 PM IST

Defence Ministry rapped for delay in setting up ordnance factory

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.

Mar 25, 2012, 14:20 PM IST

Ordnance Factory officials held in bribery case

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.

Jan 04, 2012, 14:07 PM IST

BJP for starting Ordnance factory in Rajgir

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

Jul 09, 2011, 21:51 PM IST