Heavy Industries Taxila was envisaged in the early 70's and its first production unit i.e. Heavy Rebuild Factory (T-series) went into production in 1980. This was followed in the early 90's by a number of other factories and today HIT has grown into a military industrial complex which consists of Six Major Production Units, Support Facilities and Administrative Establishment.
Manufacture, Rebuild, Upgrade & Develop Tanks, Tank Guns & APCs.
Utilize surplus capacity of factories to meet requirements of civil sector and friendly countries.
HIT is governed through a Board and its Headquarters comprise of following three Main Directorates, Rebuild Facilities/Factories, Manufacturing Facilities/Factories and Allied Facilities.