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Are pellet guns worth using? Nobody's telling

Indian Ordnance Factory has refused to make public information on efficacy of the infamous anti-riot “12 Bore Pump Action Gun” used as pellet guns, saying it will adversely affect the......

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......

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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Ordnance factories' conference begins in Nagpur

A conference on ordnance factories commenced at the National Academy of Defence Production here today wherein various teams of these units will... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/ordnance-factories-conference-begins-in-nagpur-116120800849_1.html
US-based rights group accuse India of excessive use of force, obstructing access to medical care in Valley

The rights watchdog accused security forces of using "intimidation tactics" against medical workers attempting to treat the injured, and also... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/us-based-rights-group-accuse-india-of-excessive-use-of-force-obstructing-access-to-medical-care-in-valley-4415175/
Tata Motors ties up with Bharat Forge, General Dynamics Land Systems for Indian FICV programme

Tata Motors has signed a strategic agreement with Bharat Forge Limited and US-based General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) for the Ministry of... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/tata-motors-ties-bharat-forge-general-dynamics-land-systems-indian-ficv-programme-669693
Army going great guns with deal for U.S. howitzers

02:23 IST Share Article PRINT A A A Dinakar Peri NEW DELHI: December 05, 2016 02:23 IST Updated: December 05, 2016 02:23 IST... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/Army-going-great-guns-with-deal-for-U.S.-howitzers/article16761153.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
No study on pellet impact, says RTI reply

Samaan Lateef Tribune News Service Srinagar, December 4 With questions being raised over the use of pellets for crowd-control in Kashmir,... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/jammu-kashmir/community/no-study-on-pellet-impact-says-rti-reply/332382.html

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