Export of small arms Izhmash in the U.S. was 2.7 million dollars in 8 months

MOSCOW, September 19. (ARMS-TASS). NGO "Izhmash" (part of the corporation "Russian Technologies"), on the eve of the gunsmith summarized the interim results of a 2012 According to ARMS-TASS, the press service of the company, the first 8 months of this year, released by 11 percent. more firearms than in all of 2011 are forecast to rise by year-end production of weapons-grade will be 56 percent.

Large volumes of production "Izhmash" still exports to the United States. At the end of eight months, according to the source, the amount of goods shipped to the United States more than in the 2011 by 25 percent., Generating additional revenue of $ 2.7 million.

The volume of the tool in the enterprise will remain at the current level — 140 million rubles.

Significant progress "Izhmash" reached in the creation of new types of weapons. During 2012 developed the "Saiga-12" for practical shooting, "Saiga-22" and "Saiga-9", AK74M version of "eyrsoft" (airsoft) for airsoft, air rifles and sporting a biathlon, completed design work on the AK- 12, which is a platform for creating a wide range of civilian and military weapons.

The company has made a great leap in the quality of product and technology development, highlighted in the press-service. This is made possible by the creation of a new unified structure of NGOs "Izhmash" and the completion of acquisition of the state. Now the company employs 4,200 people. Average salary is 15,402 rubles.

"Izhmash" — Russia's largest producer of military automatic and sniper weapons, guided artillery shells, as well as a wide range of civilian products: shotguns, sporting rifles, machine tools and tool. The company was founded in 1807 production of "Izhmash" comes in 27 countries, including the U.S., UK, Germany, Norway, Italy, Canada, Kazakhstan and Thailand.

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