Army Ordnance Corps is responsible to provide logistics support to the Indian Army during war and peace.
The logistics function of the Army Ordnance Corps involves the mechanics of provisioning and procuring of all stores required to raise and maintain an efficient and effective fighting army.
The inventory range covers every conceivable requirement of the soldier from clothing to weapons, from a needle to a tank and also all munitions except fuel, fodder and medicines.
The inventory management functions involve provisioning, procurement, receipt, accounting, storage, issue, transportation and disposal of all clothing, equipment, weapons, vehicles, ammunition and spares of all kinds.
It is no mean feat to manage one of the largest and the most complex logistics effort in the world. The effort involves:-
The corporate world is a strong partner of defence services in material support. For supply of stores to the army, the registration with Director General of Supplies and Disposal / Director General of Quality Assurance / Ordnance Depots is the first step.