OFB Expects Army Order For 700 T-90S Tanks In 2018

OFB Expects Army Order For 700 T-90S Tanks In 2018
OFB Expects Army Order For 700 T-90S Tanks In 2018

by Samuel Cranny-Evans

India’s state-owned Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) expects to receive an order in early 2018 to licence-build a total of 700 T-90S main battle tanks (MBTs) for the Indian Army (IA) by 2022, R K Khanna, the OFB’s director general, told Jane’s on 15 September at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2017 exhib

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Make-In-India Rifles Makes Progress

Make-In-India Rifles Makes Progress
Make-In-India Rifles Makes Progress

Rifle Factory Ishapore Sniper Rifle

Rifle Factory Ishapore (RFI) successfully developed Rifle 5.56 x 45mm Excalibur in association with Army. The Gun has been tried by the Indian Army and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). RFI has already supplied around 20000 Nos. Excalibur Rifles to various Police Forces. The design of 5.56 x 45mm Assault Rifle

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How Lack of Synergy Is Hurting Indian Army's Hunt For Weapons

How Lack of Synergy Is Hurting Indian Army's Hunt For Weapons
How Lack of Synergy Is Hurting Indian Army's Hunt For Weapons

7.62x51 OFB rifle prototypes at the Rifle Factory Ishapore

The four lions atop the Ashokan pillar at Sarnath are an awe-inspiring emblem of the modern Indian state - a representation of an omni directional government.

But what if the four lions d't talk to each other? You have what could be called the Ashokan Lion syndrome. This syndrome comes to

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CAG Slams OFB For Critical Deficiency In Supply of Ammunition

CAG Slams OFB For Critical Deficiency In Supply of Ammunition
CAG Slams OFB For Critical Deficiency In Supply of Ammunition

The report also highlighted alleged irregularities and inefficiencies by various other entities relating to defence services (Representational Image)

NEW DELHI: The Comptroller and Auditor General has slammed the state-run Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) for critical deficiency in availability of ammunition to the Army.

In a scathing report, which was

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