Machine Tools Prototype Factory

Machine Tool Prototype Factory, situated at Ambarnath, Thane, 65 km from Mumbai, was set up in 1953 in technical collaboration with M/s Oerlikon Machine Tool Works, Switzerland for design, development and manufacturing of Machine tools. The factory was inaugurated by the prime minister late Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. It is spread in 38 Acre with 48 buildings.


The purpose to establish Machine Tool Protype Factory was to equip ordnance factories with machine tools but gradually it diversified and started the production of vehicle gear boxes, gear boxes for Arty equipments & Tanks, ammunition stores, civil trade items (revolvers), Kavach and sub-assembly of Project Dhanush.

MTPF possess the folowing certificates.–
  • QMS- ISO-9001 Certification:1995
  • NABL Accreditation (For Chemical and Mechanical) Labs ISO 17025:1997: 2003
  • EMS - ISO-14001: 2009
  • Rev. QMS ISO-9001-2008 Certification (Revised): 2010
  • NABL Accreditation Renewal ISO/IEC 17025:2005: 2018
  • EnMS 50001 certification: 2016
  • IMS including : ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & OHSAS 18001:2007: 2018


The Core Competence of MPF are,
  • Various types of Gear Boxes for T-90 & T-72, BMP-II, L-70 Gun, 155mm, 105mm Artillery Gun and their spare parts
  • Centre of excellence for Development and Indigenisation of various types of Electronic Fuzes
  • Design, development & manufacturing of multi barrel rocket Chaff Decoy System ‘KAVACH’ Mod II.
The Present Product Profile of MPF are,
  • Intermediate Gear Boxes for Tank T90 and variants of T-72
  • ‘Kavach’ Mod- II
  • Elevating Gear Box, Traversing Gear Box & Final Reduction Gear for BMP-II
  • Wheel Carriage Assembly for 155mm Dhanush Gun
  • Electronic Fuze FB 40, Designed and Developed Electronic PD Fuze for 155mm Artillery Gun Electronic Fuze FB 40, Designed and Developed Electronic PD Fuze for 155mm Artillery Gun
  • Overhauling of IGBs (POH-I)Tank T-90 & T-72 tanks
  • Code-94 for Tanks T-90 (Traverse Red. Gear. Unit, Hatch Position Sending unit, Cosine Potentiometer)
  • Hand Elevating Mechanism for T-90
  • 105 ILG Weapon spare Elevating Mechanism & Traverse Mechanism
  • 4 Sub Assys. for Stabilised Remote Control Gun (SRCG)


Contact Details

RTI Officers

Shri. S. M. Salve

First Appellate Authy

General Manager

O) - 0251- 2612707 (R)-0251-2973946 FAX-0251-2610065

Email: mpf[dot]ofb[at]nic[dot]in


Public Information Officer

Jt. General Manager

(O) - 0251- 2612707 (R)-0251-2973946, FAX-0251-2610065

Email: mpf[dot]ofb[at]nic[dot]in


Asst. Public Information Officer

Dy. General Manager

(O) - 0251-2612714, (R)-0251-2972813, FAX-0251-2610065

Email: mpf[dot]ofb[at]nic[dot]in

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