JV with Rus­sia for in­dige­nous pro­duc­tion of Smerch rock­ets


Ord­nance Fac­tory Board signed a mem­o­ran­dum of un­der­stand­ing for a joint ven­ture with Rosoboronex­port, Rus­sia and Splav “SPA”, Rus­sia to man­u­fac­ture five ver­sions of Smerch Rock­ets based on the tech­nol­ogy re­ceived from Rus­sia.

The Smerch rock­ets are tech­no­log­i­cally su­pe­rior hav­ing a range of 70-80 kms.

The MoU duly ap­proved by the De­fence Min­is­ter was signed by three par­ties re­cently in New Delhi. Af­ter in­di­genis­ing the tech­nol­ogy of Smerch Rock­ets, OFB will at­tain new heights in man­u­fac­tur­ing of ad­vanced rocket sys­tem.

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