Factory "Universalmash" (subsidiary of JSC "Kirov Plant") has received a large state defense order (SDO).
As part of the order predpryaitiya equip the Russian air defense systems upgraded with new anti-aircraft missile systems (ADMS) C-300V4.
As part of a consortium of companies involved in the implementation of the SDO and the members of the JSC "Concern PVO" Almaz-Antey "," Universalmash "has received an order to supply 40 units of unified tracked chassis on which to base the combat elements AAMS.
In accordance with the terms of the contract, equipment must be delivered in stages over three years:
in 2012 — 12 units, in 2013 — 21 units in 2014 — 7 units.
The program making the chassis in 2014 could be significantly increased by the need for the supply of advanced defense contracts in 2015. The total order for "Kirov Plant" — 4,053 billion, more than 1 billion of which the plant has already received under the financing of the first stage.
With high maneuverability and agility, crawler chassis for air defense missile systems were once developed by specialists of the former KB-3 ON "Kirov Plant".
General Director of JSC "Kirov Plant" George Semenenko: "The receipt of this order, we consider, first of all, as a proof of trust on the part of the Ministry of Defence to" Kirov Plant "to its potential and traditions. We have every reason to expect a serious amount of order, because that have a large experience and competence for the manufacture of various types of heavy vehicles on tracks, including the state defense order: T-80 tanks, self-propelled anti-aircraft guns, crawler chassis for SAM and others. "