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.