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Army Received Banned Anti-aircraft Ammunition Worth Rs 39 cr from OFB in Aug 2015: CAG Report


Army Received Banned Anti-aircraft Ammunition Worth Rs 39 cr from OFB in Aug 2015: CAG Report
 

Indian Army received banned anti-aircraft ammunition worth around Rs 39 crore from the Ordinance Factory Board (OFB) in August 2015.

As an accident had taken place with this ammunition “K” at Gopalpur firing range in November 2014.

The Army Headquarters (AHQ) had asked the OFB to stop its production from December 2014 onward

This ban was lifted in September 2015 when a recommendation by a board of officers regarding improvements in the ammunition “K” were accepted by the AHQ.

Source: News 18



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