Heavy Vehicles Factory

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Heavy Vehicles Factory
Industry Defence
Founded Ordnance Factories Board
Headquarters Avadi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Area served
Products Arjun MBT, T-90, T-72, Vijayanta tanks
Website ofb.gov.in

The Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF) is located at Avadi in Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.[1]

HVF was set up in 1961 by the Ordnance Factories Board, Government of India to manufacture heavy battlefield equipment, including Vijayantas and T-72 tanks. Currently, HVF manufactures India's main battle tank Arjun and the T-90s. The Engine Factory of HVF functions separately from HVF.