Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) is the state-run defense corporation of Nigeria and operated by the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is responsible for the production of defense equipment and civilian products.
DICON was established in 1964 through an act of parliament in the Nigerian National Assembly. From 2018 to March 2021, Major General Victor Okwudili Ezugwu was appointed as DICON’s director-general.
Major General HG Tafida was appointed DG in March 2022.