Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli

Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli (OFT), also called Ordnance Factory Trichy, is a defence company based in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, functioning under the Ordnance Factory Board of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.[1] The company is headed only by an IOFS officer called General Manager (ex officio Additional Secretary to Government of India) who is the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the overall management of the company.[2] OFT is the largest small arms manufacturing company of India and has the most varied range.[3]

Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli
TypeGovernment Organisation
IndustryDefence
FoundedTiruchirappalli, India (1966)
HeadquartersKolkata, India
Key people
Shirish Khare, IOFS
(General Manager)
ProductsSmall arms
Number of employees
~1500
ParentOrdnance Factory Board