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Defense Systems IFIG

The sphere of activity of "Defense Systems" FIG includes complex solution of issues of investing, development, production, supplies and service maintenance of air-defence means and systems, training military expert in Russian on the base of training centres attached to the Russian Ministry of Defence, as well as participation in realisation of conversion programs.

The "Defense systems" interstate financial and industrial group (IFIG) is created according to the intergovernmental agreement between Russian Federation and Belarus Republic from February 11, 2000.

The founders of the "Defense systems" IFIG are the leading design bureaus, enterprises of a defensive complex, commercial banks of Russia and Belarus. Among them the well-known all over the world enterprises such as the Engineering Design Bureau "Fakel", the state enterprise "Moscow Instrument Automatic Research Institute", the state enterprise "Obukhov Plant", JSC "Design Bureau Kuntsevo", the state enterprise "Komintern Plant", the state enterprise "Minsk Wheeled Tractor Plant", the 2566 electronic armament repairing plant, research-and-production enterprise "Alevkurp" and others. The managing company of IFIG is the JSC "Defense systems".

The basic purpose of creation of the "Interstate Financial and Industrial Group" is the use integrated of scientific and technical, industrial and investment potential of its participants for performance of works on creation and manufacture of high technology and competitive in the world market of patterns of the antiaircraft defense systems facilities, other kinds of double and civil purpose production.

Perspective plans of the IFIG activity include securing of export deliveries of high efficiency antiaircraft guided missile systems, automated control systems of various levels, modernization of the antiaircraft guided missile system "Pechora", rendering of a wide range of services on maintenance both repair of arms and military engineering.

The "Defense systems" IFIG is ready to develop and accomplish complex project on building and equipping of air-defense infrastructure of standard areas and object of customer countries, which provides reliable protection against modern and prospective assault means, from high-accuracy weapon to tactical and operative-tactical ballistic missiles.

The "Defense systems" IFIG is opened for cooperation. The structure of its participants can be entered by the legal persons of other states on conditions of the agreements between the parties by the participants and governments of other states.

On 24 April 2002 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an edict "On the Almaz-Antey air-defence concern" that provided for the integration of 40 enterprises engaged in the development and manufacturing of air-defence and anti-missile systems for all armed services. The integration is based on the industrial company Antey. A number of Belarusian companies affiliated with the international [Belarusian-Russian] financial and production group, Defence Systems, could become de-facto participants in the new corporation, which is being set up in Russia. Under the edict, all major Russian factories under Defence Systems are being handed over to the new concern. The creation of the new concern was a long-awaited event. The new concern will substantially expand the list of air-defence hardware manufactured in Russia with Belarus's participation and may increase exports of this equipment.

29, Vereiskaya str., 121357, 
Moscow, Russia 
Phone: (095) 440-0912 
Fax: (095) 440-0687 
40, Miasnikova str., 220050, 
Minsk, Belarus 
Phone/Fax: (10 37517) 217-8404 

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