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The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria was established by an Act of Parliament in 1964. Consequently a West German manufacturing firm Fritz Werner was assigned the task of providing technical expertise and set up the Ordnance Factory in Kaduna .

The first Technical Partner of the Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) was Fritz Werner of Western Germany. FW designed and built the Kaduna Ordnance Factories in 1964 with the following production capacities…

THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF DICON

“To Transform DICON for Maximum Output Towards National Defence and Enterprise, I pledge to Catalyse all Directorates and Units through Target-driven Endeavours, Improved Welfare and Focused Leadership.”

– Major General Victor Okwudili Ezugwu

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Nigeria and South African defence bilateral relations

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry Of Defence (MOD), Ambassador Danjuma Nanpon Sheni has reviewed his call for a result oriented effort by political leaders in...

Commandant AFIT Calls for more Robust Collaboration between AFIT and DICON

The Commandant Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Air Vice Marshal Cletus Udeagulu has reiterated the need for effective collaboration between AFIT and Defence...

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DICON has struck some partnerships with raw material companies, manufacturers, research institutes and relevant bodies for the actualization of shared aspirations.