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The 45-calibre Dhanush field artillery gun is here!

Ordnance Factory Board officials say upgrading the 39-calibre FH-77 into the 45-calibre Dhanush has increased the gun's range from 27 to 38 kilometres, using enhanced range ammunition. Ajai Shukla......

OFB signs deal to produce Russian rockets in India

India and Russia have signed an agreement for producing the 80 km-range Smerch rockets at ordnance factories in India. "The Ordnance Factory Board signed an MoU for a joint venture with Russian......

Raytheon discusses bombs' jt production with India

US defence major Raytheon has initiated discussions with Ordnance Factory Board on licensed production of the Paveway precision guided bombs that it earlier sold to the Indian Air Force, a top......

Want a revolver? Rs 62,116 only

As if Indians don't have enough problems to deal with, the Indian Ordnance Factories is adding to the stockpile of arms among the public by offering 0.32 revolvers for sale.An advertisement in a......

How Parrikar is failing the armed forces

Our large military requirements make for an enormous buyer's leverage, which the defence ministry fritters away in piecemeal purchases Few tears will be shed, especially in the corridors of power,......

Blacklisting companies? What the govt must do

Every government and organisation has a blacklist of companies and people whom they would rather avoid. Their reasons could be political or commercial. Some such lists are kept a secret and need to......

No progress in efforts to attract FDI in defence

There has been no progress in the government's efforts to open up the defence sector for more foreign direct investment, while a number of deliberations have been taking place on the issue for the......

Govt mulls 100 per cent FDI in defence

The government is considering a proposal to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment into the country's defence sector, despite stiff opposition from the defence ministry that has raised......

New defence purchase policy soon

Defence Minister A K Antony has sprung a surprise by revealing that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) would implement a new procurement policy this year. Of late, he has been facing mounting criticism......

Private firms to arm police with modern weapons

The ministry of home affairs has turned to India's private sector to arm the police forces with weapons needed to respond to terror attacks like 26/11.On December 21, MHA promulgated a draft Arms......
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Bids process for artillery charges plant delayed again

A delay of 12 years notwithstanding, the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has once again extended time to finalize the bids for setting up a plant to... ...

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Finally, a new artillery gun for the Army

Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur plans to supply 6 guns within 6 months, another 12 within 12 months and another 36 guns within 24 months. A few... ...

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DRDO/OFB "tank"

The death-rattle of the indigenous MBT Arjun is now audible, the Army has little faith in its promoters presenting anything better than the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/drdo-ofb-tank/73460.html
Mjunction Services bags contract from Chhattisgarh govt to handle e-procurement

KOLKATA: Mjunction Services Limited, a joint venture between Tata Steel and SAIL has bagged a unique contract from the Chhattisgarh government to... ...

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India to renew hunt for assault rifles after scrapping 4-yr-old tender

NEW DELHI: India will now re-launch the hunt for new-generation assault rifles for its 1.18-million strong Army, following the scrapping its... ...

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