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YAROSLAVL

    YAROSLAVL RADIO PLANT

YEKATERINBURG

    KALININ MACHINE-BUILDING PLANT

    NOVATOR EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN BUREAU

    RADIO EQUIPMENT PLANT

    START MACHINE-BUILDING DESIGN BUREAU

    STATE ENTERPRISE SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMATION

    URALMASH JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

    URALREDMET JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

    URALS ELETROMECHANICAL PLANT

    URALS INSTRUMENT PLANT

    URALS OPTICAL-MECHANICAL PLANT PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

    URALTRANSMASH PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

    VEKTOR STATE ENTERPRISE

YURGA

    YURGA MACHINE-BUILDING PLANT PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION


YAROSLAVL

ENTERPRISE NAME: YAROSLAVL RADIO PLANT

LAST UPDATE: September 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Yaroslavskiy radiozavod imeni 60-letiya Soyuza SSR, Yaroslavl Radio Engineering Works.

ADDRESS:

150010, Yaroslavl, Russia

Ulitsa Industrialnaya, 13

Yaroslavl Radio Plant

Telephone: (011-7-0852) 29-92-19, 29-72-91, 29-90-19, 29-90-03; Telex: 217129 TORMOZ; Fax: (011-7-0852) 44-72-85

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Yaroslavl Radio Plant produces communications equipment for military and civil use, and medical equipment. It is associated with the "Telecom" Concern.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Communications; SIC Code: 3652, 3663, 3679, 3845

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Communications Equipment Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS: N/A

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled. The plant, or part of it, may recently have been privatized as the Yaroslavl Radio Factory Stock Company.

YEAR ESTABLISHED: Late 1970's

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Radio sets for air-to-air, air-to-ground and ground-to-air radio telephone communication and for transmission and reception of coded telemetry information.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: "Arbalet-1U" compact, portable radio set for duplex radio communication with frequency range of 30000 - 79975 kHz, ARB-406 EXCOM portable radio beacons, "Sonore" intra-stimulator for treatment of urological disorders, stereophonic electrophones, record players.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: The Yaroslavl Radio Factory Stock Company plans to produce satellite television receivers, portable radio stations and battery charging devices for cars beginning in 1993 as part of a Yaroslavl region defense industry conversion plan.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: N/A

YEKATERINBURG

ENTERPRISE NAME: KALININ MACHINE-BUILDING PLANT

LAST UPDATE: September 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: Mashinostroitelnyy zavod imeni M. I Kalinina; Yekaterinburg Machine-Building Plant, Yekterinburg United Enterprises

ADDRESS:

620040, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Prospekt Kosmonavtov, 18

Kalinin Machine-Building Plant

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 39-55-75, 39-50-20, 34-15-81, 39-55-32; Telex: 721575 PTB SU; Teletype: 221163 LEN; Fax: (011-7-3432) 34-42-88, 34-17-13

GENERAL OVERVIEW: One of the largest defense enterprises in the central Urals, the Kalinin Machine-Building Plant produces missiles, missile launchers, and related military systems. Until recently it was a scientific production association (NPO).

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Missiles and related equipment; SIC Code: 2421, 2452, 2511, 3259, 3275, 3369, 3429, 3462, 3499, 3556, 3537, 3634, 3931

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Aviation Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Vladimir Vladimirovich Kazimirskiy, General

Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1940s or earlier

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Missiles and missile launchers

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Electric forklift trucks; equipment for meat and milk industries; ground servicing equipment for aircraft; steel products (forgings, stampings, castings); building materials (lumber, brick, industrial wood products); spare parts and accessories for musical instruments; household furniture, electric housewares.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Kalinin Machine-Building Plant produces several thousand electric forklift trucks per year; plant management wants to quadruple production and expand exports. The Novator Experimental Design Bureau is co-located with the Machine-Building Plant.

ENTERPRISE NAME: NOVATOR EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN BUREAU

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: OKB "Novator", Novator Experimental Design Bureau, MKB "Novator", Novator Machine-Building Design Bureau, SKB "Novator", Novator Special Design Bureau.

ADDRESS:

620040, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Prospekt Kosmonatov, 18

Novator Experimental Design Bureau

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 39-55-80, 39-55-77, 39-58-38; Telex: N/A; Teletype: N/A; Fax: (011-7-3432) 34-44-97

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Novator Special Design Bureau designs tactical surface-to-air missiles, anti-ballistic-missile missiles, and air-, ground-, and submarine-launched cruise missiles. Novator became independent from the collocated with the Kalinin Machinebuilding Plant in 1991.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Missile design; SIC Code: 3429, 3484, 3531, 3532, 3545, 3728, 3732, 3812, 7299

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Aviation Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Boris Golementsev, Deputy Director

Valentin Smirnov, General Designer

Pavel Kamnev, Chief Designer

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1947

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Tactical surface-to-air missiles, including the SA-11 Gadfly and SA-12 Giant and Gladiator; anti-ballistic-missile missiles; and cruise missiles, including air-, ground-, and submarine-launched missiles.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Manual drive cranes; manual drive forklifts; diamond cutting circles for cutting hard and brittle materials such as natural and synthetic semiprecious stones, glass, and ceramics; dinghy-type rowboats; tear gas pistols.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: In addition to its other civil products, Novator offers to inscribe portraits, business advertisements, company logos, etc., on gabbro, gabbro-diabase, and marble tiles and slabs; these inscriptions are produced with the use of computer equipment.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Novator was a founding member of the Russian Association of Converted Enterprise--Producers of Civilian Weapons, along with the Urals Trade Company, the Novosibirsk Low-voltage Equipment Plant, and the Sverdlovsk Fine Mechanics Plant.

ENTERPRISE NAME: RADIO EQUIPMENT PLANT

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Zavod radioapparatura, Sverdlovsk Radio Apparatus Works.

ADDRESS:

620219, Yekaterinburg, Russia

GSP-688, Ulitsa Shchorsa, 2

Radio Equipment Plant

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 22-45-06, 29-93-15, 29-93-01 (General Director), 22-93-94 (Chief Engineer); Telex: 721772 ROSA; Teletype: 221612 ROSA, 721772 ROSA; Fax: (011-7-3432) 22-95-41; E-Mail: N/A

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Radio Equipment Plant produces military radios, radio navigation equipment, and microelectronics. The plant also produces civil communications equipment and various other commercial and home products, including electrical equipment.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Radio communications equipment; SIC Code: 3089, 3429, 3599, 3612, 3625, 3659, 3661, 3663, 3669, 3812

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of Communications Equipment Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 3,000; Date: 1993

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

German Borisovich Maslov, General Director

A. I. Kalaburdin, Chief Engineer

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Military radio receivers, radio navigation equipment, and microelectronics.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Commercial high-frequency and ultra-high-frequency radio receivers and small telephone switchboards; subscribers' three-program loudspeakers; transformers and switches; and consumer products such as automobile oil filters, auto and home alarms, three-way electric plugs, door locks, and water hose connections.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: As of 1992 the Radio Equipment Plant maintained apartments, medical facilities, and kindergartens for its employees.

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Radio Equipment Plant is affiliated with the Telekom Concern.

ENTERPRISE NAME: START MACHINE-BUILDING DESIGN BUREAU

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Mashinostroitelnyy konstruktorskoye byuro "Start", MKB "Start"

ADDRESS:

620082 Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Pribaltiyskaya, 24

Start Machine-Building Design Bureau

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 26-01-03; Telex: 721534 START SU; Teletype: 221279 ARUM; Fax: (011-7-3432) 26-03-55

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Start Machine Building Design Bureau was a leading center for the design of launchers and ground support equipment for missiles and aircraft. The plant began to transition to civil production after the RK-55 (SSC-X-4) cruise missile, for which Start designed the launchers, was eliminated under the INF Treaty in the late 1980s. Today, Start offers a wide range of military and civilian products and services. Civil products include aircraft body parts, aviation fueling equipment, food processing equipment, conveyer machinery, and sports equipment. Services include rocket test facilities and waste recycling. Start is affiliated with the Scientific Research Institute of Machine Building in Nizhnyaya Salda.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Missile launcher and ground support equipment design and development; SIC Code: 2394, 2655, 2911, 3341, 3365, 3369, 3433, 3443, 3463, 3531, 3535, 3550, 3556, 3565, 3585, 3679, 3728, 3761, 3812, 3949

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of General Machine-Building

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Gennadiy Muratshin, General Director

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Morosov, Marketing

Group Manager

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1949

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Anti-aircraft defense systems, launchers and ground support equipment for aircraft and guided missiles.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Start offers the use of unique test stands for testing all types of liquid propellant plus the use of other rocket engine test facilities at the Nizhnyaya Salda Scientific Research Institute of Machine Building. Other rocket-related services include solid propellant charging installations for the launching of meteorological rockets. Start also offers recycling services for industrial waste products such as slag containing rare earth metals and forest industry waste products. In addition, the plant offers services for the production of large scale aircraft body parts by stamping, extruding, and precision casting of aluminum, titanium, or their alloys; aviation fueling equipment including facilities developed jointly with Tupolev for fueling aircraft with liquified natural gas; conveyor machinery; lumber, timber, meat, vegetable, fruit, and drink processing equipment; camping tents; and "Wasp" spearguns.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: The plant is involved in efforts to convert trucks and cars to run on liquified natural gas, produce new kinds of building materials, and develop a process for the instantaneous freezing of food using liquid nitrogen. The plant has signed a letter of intent with an American firm, York, to manufacture milk refrigeration equipment.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The plant is subject to routine inspection by the U.S. as part of the INF treaty agreement on the elimination of medium and short range missiles.

ENTERPRISE NAME: STATE ENTERPRISE SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMATION

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Scientific Production Association of Automation, Nauchno-proizvodstvennoye obyedineniye avtomatiki, NPO Avtomatikia, NPOA

ADDRESS:

620075, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Mamina-Sibiryaka, 145

Scientific Production Association of Automation State Enterprise

Telephone: (011-7-3432), 55-64-17, 55-56-06, 55-26-21, 55-55-72, 56-95-96; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 221276 MEZON; Fax: (011-7-3432) 55-56-00, 55-56-61, 51-57-28; E-Mail: N/A

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Scientific Production Association of Automation is a leader in the development and production of electronic control systems for missile complexes. It also has a long line of civil electronics equipment, among which are communications systems, industrial computer-assisted management systems, and medical equipment. The Association includes the Scientific Research Institute of Automation and the Plant of Automation.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Electronics; SIC Code: 3229, 3555, 3557, 3571, 3651, 3663, 3672, 3674, 3812, 3823, 3825, 3845, 3944, 3949

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Aviation Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 10,000; Date: 1994

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Vyacheslav Vasilyevich Chebotarev, General Director

OWNERSHIP: State enterprise

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1952

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Control systems for missile complexes.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Inertial navigation systems for satellites, aircraft, ships, and automotive transport; communications systems including fiber-optics telecommunication lines and portable transceivers; control systems for radio-electronic equipment; computer-assisted management systems for industrial purposes ; personal computers and thermo-printers; electronic and electromechanical toys; and sports equipment.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Research laboratories, design bureau, test stands, manufacturing equipment, manufacture of microcircuits, development and manufacture of digital computers.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Ten programs for the development of medical equipment including diagnostic systems; 40-channel automotive radio stations and others.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: Farming, kindergartens, polyclinic, children's camp.

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Automation Scientific Production Association is conducting discussions about joint ventures in microelectronics with Texas Instruments. It has formed a joint enterprise with MST Investors, Ltd., for the development of a communications network in Sverdlovsk Oblast.

ENTERPRISE NAME: URALMASH JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: AO "Uralmash," PO "Uralmash," Uralmash Production Association. Key Facility: Uralskiy zavod tyazhelogo mashinostroyeniya (UZTM) imeni Sergo Ordzhonikidze (Uralmashzavod, Ural Heavy Machine-Building Plant)

ADDRESS:

620012, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ploshchad Pyatiletki

Uralmash Joint-Stock Company

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 37-15-21; Telex: 721717 FORUM SU, 214117 FORUM SU; Teletype: 221170 PRESS; Fax: (011-7-3432) 34-57-88, 34-46-63, 34-57-89; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Uralmash is the largest producer in Russia of machine tools, excavators, oil drilling equipment, and other heavy machinery. It also makes artillery. The lead plant of the production association, Uralmashzavod, employs approximately two-thirds of Uralmash's workers. Uralmash also has five other plants and the Scientific Research Institute of Heavy Machine-Building, which designs most of its civil products.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Heavy machinery, artillery; SIC Code: 3489

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Defense Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 50,000; Date: 1993

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Viktor Viktorovich Korovin, General Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled. The plant is in the process of converting to a joint-stock company (AO). Shares were offered at public "voucher" auctions in March-April 1993.

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1933

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Artillery

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Oil drilling, metallurgical, mining, rolling and pressing equipment, excavators, machine tools, consumer goods such as the Malyutka washing machine, steel, power equipment spare parts, lamps, door and garage door locks, concrete mixers, screw jack, automatic hothouse ventilation systems.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Uralmash employs advanced equipment such as machine tools with numerical program control and machine tools capable of handling metal components weighing up to 300 tons. The plant also has its own forging and hydraulic presses plus a foundry capable of producing up to 100,000 tons of steel castings and up to 60,000 tons of cast iron. Uralmash smelts all grades of iron and 200 grades of steel and makes precision castings up to 180 metric tons.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: 40,000 apartments, daycare, health resorts, sports facilities and a collective farm

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Frequently referred to as the "father of all factories" due to its production of machines now operating in thousands of plants worldwide, Uralmash remains a leader in the design of new Russian machinery. Uralmash has made equipment for the iron and steel, mining, oil and gas, defense, nuclear, and other industries; 35 countries and 10,000 enterprises in the former Soviet Union use machines produced by Uralmash. It has established the Uralmashexport Foreign Trade Firm to assist in marketing its products worldwide. The company has a joint venture, "Voest Alpine Uralmash," with the Austrian firm Voest Alpine. Uralmash would like to expand its production of heavy machinery and consumer goods as well as convert its artillery production hall with the assistance of American firms. It also seeks advice and assistance for its intended transformation into a joint stock company. The company also imports machines, spare parts and tools as well as consumer goods.

ENTERPRISE NAME: URALREDMET JOINT-STOCK COMPANY

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: AO "Uralredmet", Pyshma Giredmet Experimental Plant, Pyshminskiy opytnyy zavod "GIREDMET", Pyshma Pilot Plant of the State Institute of Rare Earth Metals.

ADDRESS:

624080, Verkhnaya Pyshma, Russia (Sverdlovsk Oblast)

Ulitsa Petrova

Uralredmet Joint Stock Company

Telephone: (011-7-34368) 32-13-17; Telex: N/A; Teletype: 221360 TOPAZ; Fax: N/A; E-Mail: N/A

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Uralredmet Joint Stock Company was established as an experimental plant for the Moscow Rare Earths Metals Institute. It produces rare earth metals, phosphors, optical crystals, ferrites, monocrystals, and refractory metal alloys for military use. The plant's rare-earth magnets are also used in electric motors, loudspeakers, and other devices in consumer goods.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Nonferrous metallurgy; SIC Code: 2819, 3264, 3297, 3356, 3339, 3825, 3827

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of Nonferrous Metallurgy

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 2,100; Date: 1993

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Yuriy Aleksandrovich Raykov, Director

OWNERSHIP: Joint stock

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1950s

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Rare-earth magnets, phosphors, optical crystals, ferrites, monocrystals, and refractory metal alloys for military use.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Rare-earth magnets for electric motors, loudspeakers, and other devices; phosphors for television tubes, and other rare-earth elements for use in consumer goods.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Chemical hydrology methods.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Uralredmet Joint Stock Company was associated with the REDMETSERVIS marketing association.

ENTERPRISE NAME: URALS ELECTROMECHANICAL PLANT

LAST UPDATE: November 1992

ALTERNATE NAMES: Uralskiy elektromekhanicheskiy zavod (UEMZ)

ADDRESS:

620151, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Glavpochtamt, a/ya 74

Urals Electromechanical Plant

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 41-92-05, 44-12-81 (reception); Telex: N/A; Fax: (011-7-3432) 41-33-70

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Urals Electromechanical Plant produces electromechanical components for nuclear systems. It began the defense conversion process in 1988, and by 1992 reportedly half of its output consisted of civil products such as consumer electronics, medical equipment, scientific research equipment, milk processing equipment, and kitchen equipment. The plant is emphasizing the consumer electronics field and has several new large-scale production projects in operation or in preparation.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Electromechanics; SIC Code: 2514, 3423, 3469, 3496, 3553, 3556, 3577, 3651, 3652, 3677, 3825, 3841, 3845, 3944, 3961

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of Medium Machine-Building

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 10,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Leonid Mikhaylovich Kuznetsov, General Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1896

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Electromechanical components for nuclear systems

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Electronic calculators; electroconductivity meters; transformer coils; medical equipment, including microsurgical instruments and high-frequency coagulators; kitchen equipment, including confectionery utensils, kitchen furniture sets, and metallic racks for drying linen; matrix printing equipment; pneumatic valves for the dairy industry; semiautomatic welding equipment; wear-resistant tips for soldering irons; fret saws; and wristwatch bands.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: The plant has become one of Russia's biggest facilities for the production of audio compact disks and CD-ROMs. The Russian Ministry of Atomic Energy reportedly purchased the entire equipment, technologies, and staff training for this large-scale conversion effort from the Dutch ODME company. The Electromechanical Plant also has been producing VCRs under license from the Phillips electronics company and has been negotiating with Phillips to produce compact disk players and color television sets. The plant also plans to begin large-scale production of a new generation of television picture tubes.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: N/A

ENTERPRISE NAME: URALS INSTRUMENT PLANT

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Uralskiy priborostroitelnyy zavod, Ural Instrument Making Facility

ADDRESS:

620151 Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Maxima Gorkogo, 17

Urals Instrument Plant

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 51-90-94; Telex: N/A; Teletype: (011-7-3432) 221185 ROZA; Fax: (011-7-3432) 51-63-41

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Urals Instrument Plant was founded in Moscow in 1918 and moved to Yekaterinburg in 1941. Prior to 1989, this plant focused on the design and manufacture of navigation equipment and systems for military aircraft and helicopters. Starting in 1989, this plant converted to the production of medical equipment, which now accounts for 80-90 percent its production. Production of aircraft navigation equipment and systems has dropped to only 10-20 percent of its output.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Medical equipment; SIC Code: 3613, 3651, 3812, 3824, 3825, 3842, 3843

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: N/A

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Vladimir Ustinovich Godlevsky, General Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1918

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Navigation instruments for military aircraft.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Medical equipment such as artificial lungs, premature treating equipment, and dentist equipment.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: The plant has a joint venture with "Iskra" of Slovenia for the production of water, gas, and electricity meters. In a joint venture with China's "Sungari," this plant produces domestic radio equipment, tape-pulling mechanisms for tape-recorders, and Kensonic radio-tape recorders.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: This plant offer the employees a social program, that includes housing construction, kindergartens, health resorts, and medical care within the plant.

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: N/A

ENTERPRISE NAME: URALS OPTICAL-MECHANICAL PLANT PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: PO "Uralskiy optiko-mekhanicheskiy zavod," UOMZ

ADDRESS:

620100, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Vostochnaya, 33-B

Urals Optical-Mechanical Plant Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 24-17-01, 24-81-44, 24-18-01, 24-18-03 (Marketing Department); Telex: 721764 HVOYA; Fax: (011-7-3432) 24-18-44

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Urals Optical-Mechanical Plant Production Association is one of Russia's leading optical enterprises, producing optical systems for military aircraft. It is now also producing surveying instruments and a variety of consumer goods.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Optical-mechanical equipment; SIC Code: 3229, 3553, 3559, 3577, 3624, 3634, 3674, 3827, 3841, 3861, 3944

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Defense Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 4,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Eduard Spiridonovich Yalamov, General Director

P. Z. Korol, Chief of Technological Department of

the Central Design Bureau

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Bomb aiming systems, laser distance measuring systems, and optical laser systems for the MiG-29 Fulcrum, Su-27 Flanker, and Tu-160 Blackjack military aircraft.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Geodesic instruments such as theodolites (including electronic theodolites), light rangefinders, and other surveying instruments; consumer goods including computers, woodworking machines, kitchen food processors, microform reading equipment, slide projectors, microscopes, motion picture viewers, camera tripods, and children's toys.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: As part of its effort to expand its production of civil products, the Urals Optical-Mechanical Plant Production Association reportedly made a decision to undertake wide-scale production of medical equipment, including portable diagnostic equipment, portable cardiological equipment, synchronized defibrillators, optical-polarization equipment for analyzing biological fluids, equipment for monitoring brain function, ophthalmological testers, and laser dosage equipment. The plant is also developing a laser lithotriptor, laparoscopes, and endoscopes.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Urals Optical-Mechanical Plant reportedly is seeking joint venture partners and is working with Western firms to produce surveying equipment and precision medical optical equipment.

ENTERPRISE NAME: URALTRANSMASH PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: PO "Uraltransmash," Ural Transport Machine-Building Plant Production Association. Key facility: Zavod transportnogo mashinostroyeniya imeni Ya. M. Sverdlova (Transmash)

ADDRESS:

620100, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Frontovyikh Brigad, 9

Uraltransmash Production Association

620027, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Sverdlova, 6

Uraltransmash Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-3432) 34-45-74, 34-53-73, 51-36-31, 53-74-70, 34-52-73, 34-45-56, 34-46-61, 34-45-43, 34-14-66; Telex: 221243 NEMAN; Fax: (011-7-3432) 34-46-42; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: PO Uraltransmash is Russia's primary producer of self-propelled artillery. Uraltransmash also produces oil drilling rigs and some other civil products.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Artillery; SIC Code: 3489

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Defense Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 10,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Aleksandr Nikolayevich Sharkov, General Director

Yuriy Filippovich Butrin, Chief Engineer, Deputy

Director

Yuriy Vasiliyevich Tomashov, General Designer

Sergey Mikhaylovich Vorobyev, Assistant Director

on Economy

Gennadiy M. Polyanskiy, Production Manager

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1817

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: 152-mm 2S19 self-propelled howitzer, GMZ3 tracked minelayer, 152-mm 2S5 self-propelled gun.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Oil rigs, drilling equipment, diesel locomotive engines, stamping machinery, consumer goods.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: Uraltransmash utilizes numerically-controlled machine tools, automated stamping machines, metal shell mold casting, metal powder technologies, and metal cutting machine tools.

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Uraltransmash intends to continue and expand its oil drilling machinery construction, to produce refrigerated food transport containers, and to develop multi-purpose vehicles for road construction. Among the new products Uraltransmash has developed are oil pumps and the "Shturm" well-fire extinguishing machine that uses nitrogen gas; the latter product was designed in conjunction with Nizhniy Tagil's Uralvagonzavod Production Association, a major tank producer. Uraltransmash is also designing a multipurpose vehicle to assist in road construction and special vertical use mining equipment. The plant has expanded its production of consumer goods and now makes exercise equipment, luggage carts, garden hose reels, backpacks, furniture, and portable garages.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Uraltransmash is attempting to form a joint venture with Fata, an Italian engineering firm, and Carrier, an American company, to produce and sell refrigerated food transport containers. A second American firm, Sea-Land, has indicated an interest in purchasing these units and using them on the Trans-Siberian railroad. Uraltransmash hopes foreign firms will invest in some of its unused production facilities for manufacturing combines and small vans. The plant is attempting to form a joint venture with Daimler-Benz to produce 10,000 small vans per year. Uraltransmash has also been in contact with Volkswagen and Mercedes Benz.

ENTERPRISE NAME: VEKTOR STATE ENTERPRISE

LAST UPDATE: June 1994

ALTERNATE NAMES: Gosudarstvennoye predpriyatiye "Vektor", GP "Vektor", UPO "Vektor"

ADDRESS:

620139, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Ulitsa Gagarina, 28

Vektor State Enterprise

Telephone: (095-7-3432) 55-37-18, 44-04-33-, 44-04-21, 44-15-71; Telex: 721585 GRAD SU; Teletype: 221146 GRAD; Fax: (095-7-3432) 44-15-19

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Vektor State Enterprise produces military electronics including missile-related guidance systems and radars. Although it has been named a state enterprise, implying that it will not be privatized, it is actively developing conversion products including medical, agricultural, and telecommunications equipment.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Electronics; SIC Code: 3433, 3523, 3556, 3625, 3661, 3663, 3669, 3679, 3799, 3825, 3845

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of the Radio Industry

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 10,000; Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Aleksey Issakovich Luzhanov, Director

G.I. Alekseyev, Chief Designer

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Military electronics including missile-related guidance systems and radars.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Known products are listed under conversion projects.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Medical equipment, including a universal multiprogrammable electrocardiostimulator, a device for reflexive diagnostics, and an electronic digital thermometer; agricultural equipment, such as a control panel for milking equipment and a light motor vehicle trailer; telecommunications equipment, including a digital radio relay station in the 15 GHz range, communications multiplexing equipment, intercity pay phone equipment, and a multifunction telephone; low-voltage components for automated control of elevators; television signal amplifiers; three-phase electricity meters; power supply equipment for electric loaders; kitchen equipment, including electronic regulators for food processors, start-protective relays for refrigerators, portable gas ranges; and burglar alarms.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Vektor State Enterprise has an agreement with a German company for co-production of electricity meters.

YURGA

ENTERPRISE NAME: YURGA MACHINE-BUILDING PLANT PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

LAST UPDATE: April 1993

ALTERNATE NAMES: PO "Yurginskiy mashinostroitelnyy zavod," YurMZ

ADDRESS:

652000, Yurga, Russia (Kemerovo Oblast)

Yurga Machine-Building Plant Production Association

Telephone: (011-7-38451) 9-41-00, 9-41-21, 9-41-20, 9-40-05; Telex: 133106 MA SU; Fax: N/A; E-Mail:

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Yurga Machine-Building Plant produces missile launchers for Russian strategic forces and equipment for the Russian army. It is the largest industrial entity in Yurga.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: Branch: Missile launchers, land arms; SIC Code: 3812

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: Ministry of General Machine-Building

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: N/A

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:

Vladimir Nikolayevich Esaulov, General Director

OWNERSHIP: State-controlled

YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1941

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Missile launchers, land arms

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Cranes, agricultural tractor loaders, household and industrial washing machines, dishwashers, car trailers, heating systems

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: Yurga is replacing some of its military production with new products, notably hydraulic self-propelled cranes. Production of car trailers is increasing, and plans are now underway to produce house trailers in conjunction with the Kemerovo Furniture Production Association. The plant's Liliya washing machines are popular items in Russian households. Yurga plans to retool for the production of automatically-controlled heating systems and dishwashers. Other products that the plant is currently producing or will soon begin manufacturing include automobile camshafts, oil presses capable of producing up to 300 tons of vegetable oil daily, and equipment for poultry batteries.

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: Yurga is currently trying to develop a joint venture with a German firm to produce hydraulic cylinders and has also recently accepted orders from another German company to produce food packaging lines. A British firm, Massey-Ferguson, has also expressed interest in forming a joint venture with Yurga for the production of tractors at a rate of 10,000 per year. Yurga has established a new joint venture, Kuzbassuglemash, with several mining concerns in the Kuznetsk coal basin to produce machines for the coal mining industry. The first mechanized underground coal complex will be produced this year.




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