Our Mission
To operate the Ordnance Factories for the manufacture and supply of arms and ammunition as well as inspecting, testing and recommending ordinance materiel intended for use by the Armed Forces and other security organizations while using the excess capacity to support the development of local Industries.
Our Vision
A Corporation build on a sound Commercial footing to continuously produce and constantly improve on the quality of arms and ammunition needs of the Defence, Security and foreign policy of Nigeria with the best international standards.

DICON is in Technical Partnership with Poly-Technologies of China.

DICON is also in a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Marom Dolphin (Nig) Ltd.


DICON has commenced the process of installing the production lines for 7.62 x 39mm special, the preferred ammunition by the Armed Services.

The e-library project in DICON R&D Centre has reached advance level of completion. The e-library is designed to meet international standards in research and e-learning.

Recent Development:

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General AG Olonisakin paid a working visit to the Corporation on Friday 20th January 2017 and commissioned several projects initiated and complete by the DG DICON, Major General BO Ogunkale. Some of projects commissioned included: DG's New Officer and Waiting Room, New COnference Room, Foyer, DICON HQ Reception Area and Convenience, Renovated Senior Staff Quarters, R&D Centre, Access Road and newly installed Power Transformers in the Ordinance Factories Complex. See the photo galler for picture updates.