In this article you will find list of Indian Ordnance Factories Recruitment 2017 along with other details such as no. of vacancies available, eligibility criteria to apply, types of job post, selection procedure and updates on Indian Ordnance Factories Jobs 2017 Alerts. The Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS) basically is a civil service of the Govt of India. IOFS officers are Gazetted (Group A) defence-civilian officers under the Ministry of Defence. Their main duty is to be responsible for the management of the Indian Ordnance Factories, which offer the sinews of indigenous, self-reliant, defence production capabilities of the nation. The Indian Ordnance Factories Board is handed over the duty of development, research, testing, production, marketing and logistics of a complete product range in the areas of land, air and sea systems. It consists of 41 Ordnance Factories, 9 Training Institutes, 3 Regional Marketing Centres and 4 Regional Controllerates of Safety, which are spread all over the country. The Indian Ordnance Factories is the world’s biggest government run production organization, and the oldest organization run by the Govt of India. It has a total workforce of around 164,000 individuals. It is frequently called the “Fourth Arm of Defence”, and the “Force Behind the Armed Forces” of India. It is included amongst the top 50 defence equipment manufacturers in the world. 18th of March is normally celebrated as the Ordnance Factories’ Day in India.