Ministry of Defence
Products or Ordnance Factories
Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has been committed and perseverant in its efforts to make products of Ordnance Factories market oriented. However, the civil/export market is explored by OFB only after fulfilling the requirements of Defence Forces.
OFB has been engaged in civil/export activities in accordance with the Government procedures. Some of the major products exported by OFB in the last few years are:
• Brake Parachute Sukhoi.
• Card 5.56mm SS109.
• Brake Parachute Jaguar.
• Cable JWD-1.
• Cart 5.56 x 45 mm INSAS.
• AK 630M and Fog Signals among others.
• 105MM Artillery ammunition.
• 84mm Ammunition.
In the domestic civil sector also OFB has been supplying axles to Indian Railways, special grade aluminium to ISRO etc.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri MM Pallam Raju in a written reply to Shri Harish Chaudhary and Shri Mansukh Bhai D Vasava in Lok Sabha today.