Gliders India Limited (GIL) is an Indian state-owned defence company, headquartered at Ordnance Parachute Factory in Kanpur, India established in 2021 as part of the restructuring and corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board into seven different Public Sector Undertakings. GIL primarily manufactures military parachutes for the use of the Indian Armed Forces and foreign militaries and parachutes for aero-sport and emergency services.
|Type||Public Sector Undertaking|
|Predecessor||Ordnance Factory Board|
|Founded||October 1, 2021|
|VK Tiwari, IOFS |
(Chairman & Managing Director)
|Products||Military, cargo, aero-sport and special purpose parachutes and rubber products|
|Owner||Government of India|
|Divisions||Ordnance Parachute Factory|
GIL's main manufacturing facility is the Ordnance Parachute Factory in Kanpur.