Representatives of the Russian security forces on Thursday to congratulate the 50th anniversary of head designer of NPO "Izhmash"Vladimir Zlobin said press secretary Elena Filatova enterprise.
Previously, the company CRI "Tochmash" concluded the preliminary tests of the new Kalashnikov (AK-12) Developed Zlobin.
"On the anniversary of his greeting General Director Konstantin Bulgakov and numerous colleagues, first — Employees Design and Development Center, which Vladimir heads. Wished him good health and his numerous customers, representatives of law enforcement agencies: the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Security Service, the Ministry of Defence, "- said Filatova.
Work on the creation of AK-12 began in August 2011, and in December was made the first model of this gun. In the AK-12 has implemented a number of new design and technology solutions that have allowed to increase combat power and effectiveness of fire all kinds of fire.
According Filatova, now Zlobin personally oversees the implementation of the order of 30 development projects (R & D) that leads NGOs "Izhmash"." In 10 of them as a leading advocate young professionals spices, students and graduates. The active involvement of young people in R & D is one of the values Zlobina, his contribution to the preservation of the traditions and the development of the school glorious Izhevsk gunsmiths, "- explained Filatov.
"Izhmash" — the largest Russian manufacturer of automatic and sniper combat guns, guided artillery shells, as a wide range of civilian products: shotguns, sporting rifles, machine tools and tool. Enterprise founded in 1807. Production of "Izhmash" comes in 27 countries, including the United States, England, Germany, Norway, Italy, Canada, Kazakhstan and Thailand.