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VLADIVOSTOK

    DALZAVOD

    VARYAG PLANT

    VLADIVOSTOK DALPRIBOR PLANT

VOLGOGRAD

    BARRIKADY PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

    KIROV KHIMPROM PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

    VOLGOGRAD TRACTOR PLANT

VOLSK

    VOLSK MECHANICAL PLANT

VOLZHSKIY

    VOLTYRE JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

VORONEZH

    ELEKTROSIGNAL JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

    KHIMAVTOMATIKA DESIGN BUREAU

    VORONEZH AVIATION PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

    VORONEZH MECHANICAL PLANT

VOTKINSK

    VOTKINSK PLANT STATE PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION


VLADIVOSTOK

ENTERPRISE NAME: DALZAVOD

LAST UPDATE: November 1992

ALTERNATE NAMES: Dalzavod imeni 50-letiya SSSR

ADDRESS:

690001, Vladivostok, Russia

Ulitsa Dalzavodskaya, 2

Dalzavod

Telephone: (011-7-4232) 22-30-02, 22-32-26, 22-33-53, 22-34-65 (Commercial Director); Telex: 213323 DOK; Fax: (011-7-4232) 22-30-02

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The largest defense facility in Vladivostok and one of the largest ship repair yards in Russia, Dalzavod has turned from repair of naval vessels to commercial vessel repair, small boat construction, vehicle repair, and other commercial ventures.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Ship repair; SIC Code: 3312, 3315, 3441, 3446, 3533, 3536, 3731, 3732, 3799

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Shipbuilding Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 11,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Gennadiy Maksimovich Yakimenko, General Director

Viktor Ivanovich Benenov, Commercial Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1887

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Naval ship repair

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Civilian ship repair

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Dalzavod has a 1,600-meter quaywall along which ships are moored for repair, three drydocks, two side-launching ways, and two floating docks. It also has fully-equipped machinery repair and ship component repair facilities plus boiler, foundry, and forging shops.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Repair of Japanese cars, production of small plastic and wooden yachts and motor boats, production of oil service and supply vessels, metal fence construction

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: As of July 1993, the Ministry of Defense owed 10 billion rubles to Dalzavod and the shipyard was threatening a complete halt to work on Russian naval ships. Dalzavod is searching for private shipbuilding orders from U.S. and Korean firms. The Zvezda Shipyard in Bolshoy Kamen is a subordinate facility.

ENTERPRISE NAME: VARYAG PLANT

LAST UPDATE: September 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Zavod "Varyag"

ADDRESS:

690105, Vladivostok, Russia

Russkaya Ulitsa, 94

Varyag Plant

Telephone: (011-7-4232) 46-29-55; Telex: 213860 RELE SU; Fax: (011-7-4232) 46-56-15

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Varyag Plant, a producer of ship navigation control and other hydraulic equipment, has diversified into production of consumer goods and other commercial operations.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Ship hydraulic control equipment; SIC Code: 3171, 3492, 3593, 3661, 3812, 3841, 3944

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Shipbuilding Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 5,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Yevgeniy Nikolayevich Leonov, Director

OWNERSHIP: Joint stock

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Navigation control systems and automatic control devices for submarines and surface vessels, hydraulic instruments.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Ship navigation control systems and other hydraulics.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Varyag uses imported state-of-the-art numerically-controlled tooling equipment on its hydraulic production lines.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Telephone sets, toys, cassette recorders, handbags, children's strollers, and medical equipment.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The plant has initiated extensive business contacts with Asian and U.S. businesses and has branched into new fields: it has opened a hotel and has started conducting small business services operations.

ENTERPRISE NAME: VLADIVOSTOK DALPRIBOR PLANT

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Vladivostokskiy zavod "Dalpribor"

ADDRESS:

690105, Vladivostok, Russia

Ulitsa Borisenko, 33

Vladivostok Dalpribor Plant

Telephone: (011-7-4232) 6-23-12, 6-13-68, 6-23-44; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 213324; Fax: N/A

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Vladivostok Dalpribor Plant is converting from naval electronics production to production of items for the civilian economy, such as fish-detecting sonar for fishing boats, computer modems, welding equipment, and plastic products.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Electronics; SIC Code: 2295, 3089, 3548, 3589, 3631, 3647, 3661, 3672, 3812, 3821, 3824, 3825, 3842, 3944, 7539, 7622

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Shipbuilding Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 4,000; Date: 1993

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Viktor Timofeyevich Pallo, General Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Naval hydroacoustic equipment.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Manufacture of circuit boards, spare parts for electronic and hydroacoustic equipment.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: "Peskar" fish-detection sonar instruments, medical equipment, computer modems, servicing of Japanese cars, sterilization equipment, welding equipment, kitchen utensils, plastic table games, plastic household goods, leather and artificial leather products.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Dalpribor is looking for partners with whom to co-produce fishing sonar instruments, transistor radios, and microwave ovens

VOLGOGRAD

ENTERPRISE NAME: BARRIKADY PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: PO "Barrikady." Key facility: Volgogradskiy zavod "Barrikady."

ADDRESS:

400071, Volgograd, Russia

Prospekt imeni V. I. Lenina

Barrikady Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-8442) 79-79-00, 71-56-60; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 117127 ROTOR; Fax: (011-7-8442) 71-39-33; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: PO Barrikady is a major manufacturer of heavy machinery and large steel castings and forgings. Its manufacturing facilities include the Barrikady Drilling Equipment Plant, one of two large producers of oil drilling rigs in Russia (the other being Uralmash in Yekaterinburg). Barrikady assembles mobile launchers for ballistic missiles and artillery pieces. PO Barrikady is located near the large Red October (Krasnyy Oktyabr) Steel Plant.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Missile launchers; SIC Code: 3817

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Defense Industry

EMPLOYMENT: Total: 10,000; Date: 1970s

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Yuriy Viktorovich Starikov, Managing Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Mobile missile launchers; towed artillery pieces.

CIVIL PRODUCTS LINES: Drilling rigs and offshore drilling equipment; steel castings and forgings.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Tankers for transport of milk and yogurt, based on converted missile launchers, semi-automatic washing machines, metal teapots and saucepans, and toys.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Barrikady has a joint venture, Volga-Shemal, with a Jordanian firm for the production of refrigerators. As many as 20,000 may have been produced in 1992. It is also seeking joint ventures with firms in the U.S., Italy, and Austria to produce die-casting machines, a water preparation plant, and a vacuum drying plant. It is also seeking joint ventures with companies in the U.S. and Austria to produce cranes and mining equipment. The plant also has an agreement with the Finnish firm Valmet to supply them with shafts and cores for paper-making machines. It has plans to produce an electric-power wind-energy machine (30 kilowatt capacity) called Zhavoronok, and a fully automatic model of its Ivolga washing machine. The plant is working on conversion projects with the Titan Central Design Bureau, which was formerly part of the Barrikady Production Association. The plant is subject to short-notice inspections under the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.

ENTERPRISE NAME: KIROV KHIMPROM PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Volgogradskoye PO "Khimprom" imeni S. M. Kirova

ADDRESS:

400057, Volgograd, Russia

Ulitsa Promyslovaya, 23

Kirov Khimprom Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-8442) 45-87-32; Telex: 214144 RADON SU; Teletype: 117473 VOLGA; Fax: (011-7-8442) 45-01-10; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Volgograd Kirov Khimprom Production Association is a major producer of industrial and consumer chemical products, offering an extensive line of goods to domestic and foreign markets.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Chemical; SIC Code: 2800, 5169

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of Chemical Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS: N/A

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1931

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Produced chemical warfare agents, including Sarin, Soman, and binary agents.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Produces more than 100 kinds of commercial and consumer chemical products in the following categories: chemical weed and pest killers, polymers, copolymers on vinylchloride, vinylacetate, and vinylidenechloride bases, detergents, plasticizers, solvents, and inorganic compounds.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Volgograd Khimprom has commercial ties with firms in Eastern European countries, Finland, USA, Great Britain, and elsewhere.

ENTERPRISE NAME: VOLGOGRAD TRACTOR PLANT

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: PO "Volgogradsky traktorny zavod imeni F.E. Dzerzhinskogo", Volgograd Dzerzhinsky Tractor Works, Vologograd Tractor Manufacturing Plant

ADDRESS:

400061 Volgograd, Russia

Dzerzhinskogo Square

Volgograd Tractor Plant

Telephone: (011-7-844-2) 77-26-22, 77-14-44; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 117110 VAL; Fax: N/A

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Volgograd Tractor Plant which produces infantry fighting vehicles, is also the oldest and one of the largest manufacturers of wheeled and tracked tractors in Russia, capable of producing approximately 40,000 tractors per year. The plant also produces spare parts and components for tractors, products made from iron and steel castings, and some household items. Since February 1993, the Volgograd Tractor Plant has been a private joint-stock company.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Tractors, infantry fighting vehicles; SIC Code: 3321, 3322, 3421, 3423, 3452, 3524, 3531, 3537, 3632, 3914

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of Automobile and Agricultural Machine Building

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: TOTAL: 26,000; Date: February 1993

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Valeriy F. Khvatov, General Director

OWNERSHIP: Joint-stock company

Share of ownership: 55 percent owned by the workers and workers collective; 5 percent owned by management, approximately 20 to 22 percent was auctioned-off as vouchers to the general public in February 1993; the remaining shares are probably still owned by the state.

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Volgograd is a producer of BMD-series airborne combat vehicles.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Tractors (wheeled and tracked) such as the DT-75, the new 220 horsepower "Donchak" T-5, and the new 150 horsepower DT-75/DK with front-wheel drive; spare parts for tractors; farm machines and equipment; lawn and garden equipment; household refrigerators and freezers; cutlery; hand and edge tools; and metal castings such as bolts, nuts, rivets, and washers.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Volgograd Tractor Plant experienced a fifteen percent slump in production in 1992, probably due in large part to an increase in the price of raw materials and semifinished components. As a result, the average price of a Volgograd tractor in 1992 increased to approximately 240,000 rubles. By early 1993, the average price was 1,1000,000 rubles. To increase tractor sales and promote modernization, two new tractors were being developed at the plant; a caterpillar (tracked) tractor with an automatically adjusting center of gravity and a wheeled multi-purpose tractor.

VOLSK

ENTERPRISE NAME: VOLSK MECHANICAL PLANT

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Volsk Mechanical Factory

ADDRESS:

412680 Volsk, Saratov Oblast, Russia

Volsk Mechanical Plant

Telephone: (011-095)3-25-15,2-21-94,3-04-13; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 241622 CHAIKA; Fax: 3-04-13,2-21-94

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Volsk Mechanical Plant currently is the final assembly facility for the "Sturm-S" anti-tank guided missile system, and several lines of civilian goods.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Electronics; SIC Code: 2329, 2511, 3365, 3679, 3812, 3944

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Radio Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Vitaliy Sakhnembro, Plant Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Volsk is the component integration and assembly plant for the 9P149 "Shturm-S", an MTLB armored vehicle equipped with the AT-6 anti-tank guided missile firing system.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Volsk produces baby carriages, home furnishings, television antennas, sports clothing, and numerous aluminum products.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Volsk already produces several types of civilian goods, and the director has indicated that the plant, currently is in a financially stable position, is interested in entering joint ventures with Western firms.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: N/A

VOLZHSKIY

ENTERPRISE NAME: VOLTYRE JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Volzhskiy Tire Plant, Volzhskiy shinnyy zavod imeni 50-letiya SSSR

ADDRESS:

404103, Volzhskiy, Russia

Ulitsa Pervomayskaya, 3

Volzhskiy Tire Plant

Telephone: (011-7-84459) 2-71-24, 3-22-51, 2-70-73; Telex: 117142 TYRE SU; Teletype: 310155 SHINA; Fax: (011-7-84459) 2-31-31; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Volzhskiy Tire Plant has produced tires for the military for at least the last thirty years. It also produces tires for agricultural machinery, trucks, and timber transporters. It has exported tires to forty nations. It was privatized in 1992 under the name VOLTYRE.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Tires; SIC Code: 3011

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of Oil Refining and Petrochemical Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Aleksander Vasilyevich Shkarupa, Director

Marina Antonova, Deputy Director for Economic

Matters

OWNERSHIP: Joint stock

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Tires

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Tires for tractors, harvesters, heavy-duty trucks, and timber transporters.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Volzhskiy Tire Plant has a joint venture with Hungary to produce 180,000 radial tires for Belarus tractors. It is also building a facility at the plant in anticipation of production in 1994 of three million radial tires for automobiles. It has obtained some Western credits for purchase of mechanized equipment to be installed in the new facility.

VORONEZH

ENTERPRISE NAME: ELEKTROSIGNAL JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

LAST UPDATE: November 1992

ALTERNATE NAMES: PO "Elektrosignal." Key facility: Voronezh Elektrosignal Plant

ADDRESS:

394026, Voronezh, Russia

Ulitsa Elektrosignalnaya, 1

Elektrosignal Joint Stock Company

Telephone: (011-7-0732) 16-10-51, 16-34-76, 16-93-44; Telex: 123273 ZONA, 153037 ZONA; Fax: (011-7-0732) 16-24-87

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Elektrosignal produces electrical equipment, instruments, and communications equipment. It conducts design and survey work, and is a holder of patents, licenses, and know-how pertaining to communications technology. It privatized during 1993 and is becoming a major producer of television sets.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Communications; SIC Code: 2511, 3161, 3229, 3231, 3441, 3499, 3651, 3663, 3699, 3823, 3825, 3931, 3942, 3944

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Communications Equipment Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Vladimir Ivanovich Pimonov, General Director

OWNERSHIP: Joint-stock

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Specialized radio equipment.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Fixed receiving and transmitting radio stations, portable receiving and transmitting radio stations, automobile and motorcycle receiving and transmitting stations; television sets, including the "Kvantz" model black/white television set and color television sets; spare parts and components for television/radio equipment; general purpose communications equipment; electric and radio measuring instruments; instruments for physical research; optical and mechanical instruments and apparatus; timers; process control and regulation instruments; instruments for mechanical value measurement; household electronic devices; suitcases; toys; Christmas tree decorations; household furniture.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Elektrosignal has increased its production of color television sets to approximately 30,000 units per month and plans to increase it further.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Elektrosignal is said to be the first large-scale defense-industrial complex in the Chernozem (Black Earth) Economic Region to transition to joint stock ownership. Some of its shares are to be sold at "voucher" auctions in late 1993 after the labor collective has bought its shares. Some observers are forecasting that its shares will do well because, despite the general economic downturn, the plant is increasing its output and some shops have switched to a six-day work week.

ENTERPRISE NAME: KHIMAVTOMATIKA DESIGN BUREAU

LAST UPDATE: September 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Chemical Automation Design Bureau (CADB), Konstruktorskoye byuro khimavtomatiki

ADDRESS:

394055, Voronezh, Russia

Ulitsa Voroshilova, 22

Khimavtomatika Design Bureau

Telephone: (011-7-0732) 33-36-73; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 153231 TEMP; Fax: N/A

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Khimavtomatika is a leading designer of rocket engines for the Russian space program and has developed numerous rocket engines, including engines for the Energiya launch vehicle. Its designs are produced in conjunction with the Voronezh Mechanical Plant. Engineers at Khimavtomatika have recently shifted their research efforts to the development of new civilian products, including equipment for the medical and oil and gas industries.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Rocket engine design; SIC Code: 3369, 3443, 3463, 3533, 3552, 3556, 3559, 3631, 3845

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of General Machine-Building

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Aleksander D. Konopatov, Chief Designer

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1950s

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Design of rocket engines for missiles and space launch vehicles.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Knitwear; ozonizers for purifying drinking water and industrial effluent; equipment for the oil and gas industry, including pumps; medical equipment, including pressure chambers; gas cookers and meat grinders.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Khimavtomatika specializes in the field of powder metallurgy, for which it uses some sophisticated imported equipment. It produces complex parts from pure titanium and nickel-based alloys.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Khimavtomatika has converted to designing commercial products due to the decline in funding of space research projects. This has resulted in the development of a full line of civilian products in production at the collocated Voronezh Mechanical Plant.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: N/A

ENTERPRISE NAME: VORONEZH AVIATION PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Voronezhskoye aviatsionnoye PO; Voronezh Aircraft Amalgamation. Key facility: Voronezh Aircraft Plant

ADDRESS:

394029, Voronezh, Russia

Ulitsa Tsiolkovskogo, 27

Voronezh Aviation Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-0732) 55-27-38, 44-86-66; Telex: 123276 MARS SU; Teletype: 153113 MARS; Fax: (011-7-0732) 49-90-17; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Since the late 1950s, Voronezh has specialized in the production of transport aircraft, including the Tu-144 supersonic airliner. It currently produces the widebody Il-86 and has begun series production of the Il-96-300. The plant and the Ilyushin Design Bureau have formed the Ilyushin Association.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Aircraft; SIC Code: 3721

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Aviation Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 20,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Albert Georgiyevich Mikhaylov, Director-General

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1932

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Military variants of civil aircraft.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Il-86 and Il-96-300 wide-body passenger airliners. Also produces agricultural equipment, washing machines, automotive spare parts, children's toys, baby carriages, and home gardening pumps.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: A new electroplating shop has been built for treatment of wing panels up to 25 meters long for the Il-96-300. The plant has developed dozens of new manufacturing processes for the Il-86 and Il-96, notably materials hardening techniques. It has advanced equipment for inspections and quality control, including non-destructive testing equipment, electron beam welding machines, ultrasonic flaw detectors, automatic X-ray machines, chromatographs and coulometric hydrometers.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Voronezh has begun working on its first prototype of the Il-96M, which will be equipped with Pratt & Whitney engines and Rockwell Collins avionics.

ENTERPRISE NAME: VORONEZH MECHANICAL PLANT

LAST UPDATE: September 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Voronezhskiy mekhanicheskiy zavod; Voronezh Missile Engine Plant

ADDRESS:

394055, Voronezh, Russia

Ulitsa Voroshilova, 22

Voronezh Mechanical Plant

Telephone: (011-7-0732) 57-82-32, 57-82-34 (Plant Director); Telex: 123283 ENVO SU; Fax: (011-7-095) 291-42-81, (011-7-0732) 29-14-81

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Voronezh Mechanical Plant has been one of Russia's leading producers of rocket engines for its space program. The plant, in conjunction with the collocated Chemical Automation Design Bureau (CADB, KB Khimavtomatika) has developed and produced rocket engines for most major Russian space launch vehicles including the Energiya. As a result of a two-year effort to convert the plant to the manufacture of civilian products, the plant has developed over twenty high technology products.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Space Technology; SIC Code: 2032, 2098, 3433, 3443, 3469, 3553, 3556, 3589, 3631, 3632, 3634, 3761, 3769, 3845

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of General Machine-Building

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 30,000+; Date: 1990

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Georgiy Vasilevich Kostin, Plant Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled.

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Engines for missiles and space launch vehicles (Soyuz, Proton, and Buran), and aircraft engines.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Gas and electric stoves, food processors (including pasta separating machines and vacuum meat cutting machines), steam and pressure chambers, oil/gas industry equipment, and lung ventilation apparatus.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: The Voronezh Mechanical Plant utilizes precision machining methods including numerically-controlled machine tools, explosive forming, and other high-technology processes previously used in the manufacture of complicated rocket engines.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: The plant has been expanding its production of consumer goods. During its first phase of conversion the plant began to manufacture assorted machinery for the food processing industry and health care after making an initial investment of over 30 million rubles. Now in its second phase of conversion, the plant is beginning to manufacture oil and gas extraction equipment.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Voronezh has begun a joint venture with an American firm in the manufacture of oil well control valves.

VOTKINSK

ENTERPRISE NAME: VOTKINSK PLANT STATE PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: April 1992

ALTERNATE NAMES: GPO "Votkinskiy zavod," PO "Votkinskiy zavod." Key facility: Votkinskiy zavod (Mashinostroitelnyy zavod)

ADDRESS:

427410, Votkinsk, Russia (Republic of Udmurtia)

Ulitsa Kirova, 2

Votkinsk Plant Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-34145) 6-52-08, 6-52-92, 6-54-85, 2-15-20, 6-52-51; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 755435 SVET; Fax: N/A; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Votkinsk Plant State Production Association is one of the foremost missile production facilities in Russia. In recent years it has built the SS-20, SS-23, and SS-25 ballistic missiles. It consists of two separate facilities: a final assembly plant located some 12 kilometers outside of Votkinsk where missiles are assembled, and the main plant, located in downtown Votkinsk, where missile components as well as civil and consumer goods are produced. Since Votkinsk is subject to continuous monitoring by an American inspection team under the INF Treaty.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Ballistic missiles; SIC Code: 3761

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Defense Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Aleksandr Ivanovich Palyanov, Director

Valeriy Mikhaylovich Ledvanov, Plant Deputy

Director

Yuriy Chertkov, Chief Engineer

V. Vinokurov, Head of Department for Production

of Equipment for Food and Processing Industry

A. Parkhomenko, Deputy Head of Department for

Production of Equipment for Food and Processing

Industry

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled.

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: SS-25 intercontinental ballistic missiles.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Washing machines, machine tools, baby carriages, equipment for light industry and the food services (including cooling and milk pasteurizing production lines), equipment for trade and public catering establishments (such as packing and bottling machines), equipment for drilling rigs, cast blanks for use by other engineering facilities, digital control systems, domestic electrical appliances, dishwashers, agricultural machinery.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Votkinsk is considering a joint venture with an Italian firm for production of small washing machines.




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