November 10, 2020 10:38:38 pm
The Ordnance Manufacturing unit Board (OFB) has obtained an order to produce intermediate cartridge bullets to america. The bullets will probably be manufactured by Ordnance Manufacturing unit, Varangaon in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra.
The OFB stated in a tweet, “The OFB has obtained an export order to produce 5.56*45 mm NATO MI93 Ball ammunition to USA. The ammunition will probably be manufactured by Ordnance Manufacturing unit Varasgaon and will probably be equipped within the present monetary 12 months.” The provision of ammunition is for the civilian market within the US, OFB sources stated.
The 5.56*45 mm NATO MI93 Ball ammunition is an intermediate cartridge bullet, which implies it’s shorter than battle rifle cartridges however nonetheless has larger size than civilian or private weapon cartridges.
Senior OFB officers stated receiving an export order was vital particularly within the backdrop of criticism in regards to the high quality of merchandise popping out of OFB factories throughout India, which is without doubt one of the authorities’s causes for the corporatisation of OFB.
Ordnance Manufacturing unit Varangaon manufactures small arms ammunition for the Military, Navy and Air Drive in addition to numerous models of the Ministry of Residence Affairs. Established in 1964, it is without doubt one of the 41 ordnance factories in India.
The central authorities’s transfer to corporatise the OFB has confronted opposition from federations of employees from 41 ordnance factories and allied models throughout India.
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