On the occasion of the 80 anniversary of the Izhmash Design and Technology Center, which is part of Rostec State Corporation, will demonstrate a sniper rifle according to the BC-121 bullpup scheme, an upgraded CB-98 rifle and an AK-12 submachine gun in caliber 7,62 XX39 mm.
29 April 2013 on 14.00 at the Museum stories "Izhmash" will be held a solemn event dedicated to the 80 anniversary of the creation of the Design and Technology Center.
It will feature leading developers Izhevsk weapons - Ivan Deryushev, Yuri Alexandrov, Azariy Nesterov, Vladimir Susloparov, Yuri Shirobokov, Valery Afonin, Viktor Kalashnikov, as well as representatives of the younger generation of Izhevsk designers - Ivan Lomaev, Yevgeny Erofeev, etc.
In addition, Izhmash will present its latest developments: AK-12 submachine gun chambered for 7,62x39 mm, sniper rifle according to the BC-121 bullpup scheme, SV-338M sniper rifle, upgraded SV-98 rifle, Saiga-12 rifle. 340 "and a carbine" Saiga-MK-107 "for practical shooters, biathlon rifles" Bi-7-4 "isp. 11 and 12 (for left-handed), carbine "Saiga-9", carbine "Bi-7-2-CO" isp. 12 and AK-74M airsoft rifle.
Vladimir Zlobin, Chief Designer of Izhmash, will tell about the presented novelties, the main achievements of the design and technology center, plans and prospects for the development of Izhevsk weapons. He will also give a small press conference for journalists.
The Minister of Industry and Energy of the Udmurt Republic Oleg Radionov, the rector of Izhevsk State Technical University Boris Yakimovich and other officials of the republic will arrive to congratulate the specialists of Izhmash on the 80 anniversary of the design bureau.
The Izhmash Design and Technology Center was established on 28 on April 1933 of the year (then it was called the Bureau of New Weapon Designs). Over the years, more than 400 civilian and military products have been developed within this division. Among the most famous are Kalashnikov assault rifles, the SVD Dragunov sniper rifle, Nikonov AN-94 assault rifle, Saiga rifles of various caliber, Biathlon rifles and many other products in demand in Russia and abroad.
"Izhmash" - the largest Russian manufacturer of automatic combat and sniper weapons, guided artillery shells, as well as a wide range of civilian products - hunting rifles, sporting rifles, machine tools and tools. The company was founded in 1807. Izhmash products are shipped to 27 countries of the world, including the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Norway, Italy, Canada, Kazakhstan and Thailand.
Russian Technologies State Corporation (Rostec) - Russian corporation, established in 2007 year to promote the development, production and export of high-tech industrial products for civil and military purposes. It includes 663 organizations, of which 8 holding companies in the military-industrial complex are currently formed, and 5 in civilian industries. Rostec organizations are located on the territory of 60 subjects of the Russian Federation and supply products to markets in more than 70 countries of the world. Net profit in 2011 amounted to 45,6 billion rubles, tax deductions to the budgets of all levels reached 100 billion rubles.