Prvi Partizan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Prvi Partizan
Native name Prvi Partizan a.d./
Први Партиѕан а.д.
Type Public limited company
Industry Ammunitions industry
Founded Užice, Serbia (May 8, 1998 (1998-05-08))
First founded 1928
Headquarters Užice, Serbia
Area served Worldwide
Key people Dobrosav Andrić (General director)
Revenue Increase 45.81 million (2012) [1]
Net income Increase €1.44 million (2012)[1]
Total assets Increase €58.80 million (2012)[1]
Total equity Increase €33.46 million (2012)[1]
Employees 889[1]

Prvi Partizan (Akcionarsko društvo Prvi Partizan) is an ammunition manufacturer, located in Užice, Serbia. It was originally founded in 1928 under the name FOMU - Fabrika Oružja i Municije Užice.[2]

The company produces ammunition for civilian and military consumers in a variety of calibers in various loadings. Several ammunition articles list Prvi Partizan as one of the few sources of certain unusual cartridges, such as the 7.92×33mm Kurz cartridge used in the StG 44 rifle, and the 7.65×53mm Argentine cartridge. In early 2009, the company introduced the 8mm Lebel, becoming the first commercial manufacturer in decades to produce it.

Prvi Partizan cartridges carry the headstamp "ППУ" ("PPU"),[3] which stands as abbreviation of the company's name in Cyrilic letters, "Први партизан Ужице" ("Prvi partizan Užice"). Prvi Partizan has made ammunition with the head-stamps PP and PPU.[3]


Handgun Cartridges[edit]

Rifle Cargridges[edit]


External links[edit]