Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF) is located at suburb of Chennai, well connected by Rail & Road transport, approximately 21 Km away from Chennai Central Railway Station. In the vicinity, there are several other Ordnance Factories such as Engine Factory (EFA), Ordnance Clothing Factory(OCF) and Defence Installations like Combat Vehicle Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE), Ordnance Depot etc. There are also Central Reserve Police Force and Air Force Station available in the nearby area. The Factory area is spread over 248.50 acres and Estate 873 acres.
The Strategic Plan of Heavy Vehicles Factory, Avadi is to define the present/future objectives, targets and modernization for the next ten years period. Further to establish and to achieve the required infrastructure thereby achieving the necessary production in the area of tank manufacture to cater to the needs of Army.
By defining the Strategic requirement, it is necessary to establish modern state-of-art technology with readiness to meet futuristic requirement so as to produce high quality tank with fullest reliability and to the utmost satisfaction of the primary customer i.e., Army.