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Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli (OFT) was inaugurated by Late Smt. Indira Gandhi Prime Minister of India on 3rd July 1966 with a view to increasing the capacity of Small Arms Production, as an additional facility to the Rifle Factory, Ishapore and Small Arms Factory, Kanpur. Its production started with 9 mm Carbines in 1967, but by the middle of the 1970s it was able to produce 7.62 mm Rifles. OFT is now equipped with the most modern and sophisticated technology including Computerised Numerical Control (CNC) machines for manufacture of Weapons and Small Arms.
OFT is ISO 9001:2000 certified since 2003. OFT Laboratory is NABL accredited for Mechanical & Chemical disciplines.