Ordnance Parachute Factory is one of the 40 manufacturing units working under Ordnance Factory Board Kolkota (Ministry of Defence Production), Govt. of India. Ordnance Parachute Factory was established in the year 1941 at Kanpur (UP), India.
It started as a repair unit of Man Carrying Parachutes & thereafter commenced & established production of Supply Drop Parachutes & Military Uniforms in 1962. In 1970 production of personnel parachutes i.e. PTR-M & PTR-R was established. In 1971 production of floats for KM Bridge and inflatable boats was also established.