After reviewing requirments of Propellant for high caliber ammuunitions via-a-vis then capacitiesavailable in 1969-70
in Chemical Ordnance Factories,a new propellant factory was considered necessary and O.F.Itarsi was set up.
O.F.Itarsi manufacture Double,Triple and Ball Powder Propellant. Under "Integrated Guided Missile Development
Programme" of DRDO O.F.Itarsi was assigned the task of easblishing production facilities for composite propellants
and cast double propellants for the following missile system.
Medium range surface to Air Missile system : AKASH.
Multi-role Tactical core Vehicle : TRISHUL.
Third generation Anti-Tank Missile : NAG.
1.THE ITARSI MANUFACTURED NITROCELLULOSE, NITROGLYCERINE, NITROGUANIDINE
2. SMALL ARMS AMMUNATION BALL POWDER PROPELLANT FOR 5.56 , 7.62 , AK-47
3. DOUBLE AND TRIPLE BASE PROPELLANT LIKE 105 MM IFG NC,125 MM FSAPDS,
130 MM RVC & FVC ,155 MM CHARGE 8 AND 9.
GUIDED MISSILE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
BBU FOR 155 MM (EREB)