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Russian Missile Maker to Build New Plant in 2015

RIA Novosti

19:58 09/04/2012

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, April 9 (RIA Novosti) - Russian missile manufacturer Almaz Antei will build a new air defense systems plant in the Nizhny Novgorod region by 2015, regional industry minister Vladimir Nefyodov said on Monday.

“It will be a modern enterprise that will be able to manufacture advanced products,” he said. “Financial resources have been provided for the purpose and the work going according to schedule.”

The ministry said in 2011 that the plant will go into operation before the end of 2013.

The minister gave no reason for the delay.

Almaz Antei manufactures S-300 and S-400 Triumph surface to air missile (SAM) systems among other products.



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