UAE Orders Bofors Parts From India In A First Major Export Order

UAE Orders Bofors Parts From India In A First Major Export Order

India looking to scale up military hardware exports

In September, the UAE placed an order with the Ordnance Factory Board for the supply of 40,000 pieces of a component used in Bofors artillery guns

Kolkata: India has this year secured the biggest export order for military hardware worth Rs232 crore, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) chairman S.C.

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Indian Army Detains Chinese National Snooping Around Military Base

Indian Army Detains Chinese National Snooping Around Military Base

The Chinese national was found bicycling around India’s ordnance depot in Agra. Police claimed he behaved as if he had an unsound mind, but his phone records are being examined to ascertain if he is a spy

New Delhi — The Chinese national identified as Yan Hi Bo according to his passport has been handed over to the intelligence unit for further i

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Congress Has No Moral Right To Complain About Rafale

Congress Has No Moral Right To Complain About Rafale

by Harsha Kakar

A war of words has broken out between the Congress and the BJP on the Rafale aircraft deal, even sucking in the air force chief, who felt it essential to clear the air. It has led to press conferences from both sides, with each blaming the other for dragging its feet on defence procurements and kickbacks, including favouring

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CRPF Sends 21,000 Plastic Bullets To Kashmir To Reduce Pellets Usage

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

Meerut: The CRPF has sent 21,000 rounds of newly-developed and "less lethal" plastic bullets to

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LCA Tejas to Receive India-Made Brake Parachute

LCA Tejas to Receive India-Made Brake Parachute
LCA Tejas to Receive India-Made Brake Parachute

IAF EJAS Jet with brake parachute deployed

Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra, a wing of India’s Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has transferred technology to manufacture brake parachutes for India’s home-made fighter jet, LCA Tejas to Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF), Kanpur.

The documents

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Ordnance Factories Need Urgent Revamp

Ordnance Factories Need Urgent Revamp
Ordnance Factories Need Urgent Revamp

The barrel of the first artillery gun imported by India in 30 years, the BAE Systems’ M777 Howitzer, was badly damaged recently during trials at the Army’s Pokhran Field Firing Ranges when a shell manufactured by an Indian ordnance factory exploded inside it. Fortunately, no Army personnel were injured in the accident. The gun being tested is par

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Artillery Shells Broke Up Within Barrels During Recent Misfires

Artillery Shells Broke Up Within Barrels During Recent Misfires
Artillery Shells Broke Up Within Barrels During Recent Misfires

Advanced Towed Artillery Gun (ATAG) achieved world record range using the same shells

by Shishir Arya

Nagpur: Misfires have been reported over the last five months in two artillery guns, US' M777 howitzers recently delivered to India, and the home made Dhanush, modelled on the Swedish Bofors. In all these incidents between May and September, the

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TATA Motors In Fray For Army's Rs 60,000-Cr Combat Vehicle Program

TATA Motors In Fray For Army's Rs 60,000-Cr Combat Vehicle Program
TATA Motors In Fray For Army's Rs 60,000-Cr Combat Vehicle Program

TATA Motors will vie with the Ordnance Factory Board and private companies, including Mahindra, L&T, Reliance and TATA Power SED-Titagarh Wagons combine for the defence ministry's Rs. 60,000-crore Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) program.

Some of the global original equipment manufacturers such as General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin,

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