Degtyaryov Plant

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Degtyaryov Plant
Native name
ОАО «Завод им. В. А. Дегтярёва»
Open joint-stock company
Industry Mechanical engineering
Founded 27 August 1916; 102 years ago (1916-08-27)
Headquarters Kovrov, Vladimir Oblast, Russia
Products Firearms, Anti-tank rifles, Anti-tank guns, Aircraft cannons, Anti-aircraft cannons, Rocket-propelled grenades (RPG), ATGMs, MANPADS missiles, Grenade launchers, Motorcycles, Mopeds, Tractors, Batteries
Brands Voskhod
Revenue $382 million[1] (2016)
$108 million[1] (2016)
$86.7 million[1] (2016)
Total assets $326 million[1] (2016)
Total equity $154 million[1] (2016)
Owners GlobalVoenTreuing Ltd (49.88%)
Research Institute "Signal" (24.9%)[2]
Number of employees
10,981[1] (2015)
Parent High Precision Systems[3] (Rostec)
Website zid.ru

Degtyaryov Plant (Russian: ОАО Завод имени В. А. Дегтярёва, translit. ОАО Zаvоd imeni V. А. Dеgtyarevа, English: Open Joint Stock Company "V. A. Degtyaryov Plant) is one of the most important weapon-producing enterprises of Russia.

Degtyaryov Plant is a subsidiary of High Precision Systems (Rostec).

History[edit]

Founded in Kovrov in 1916, the firearms plant has been supplying Russian and Soviet armed forces with weapons ever since. Weapons such as the Degtyaryov anti-tank rifle (PTRD-41), the Degtyaryov machine gun, the Shpagin submachine gun (PPSh-41) and the Goryunov heavy machine gun (SG-43 Goryunov) were created at the plant.

In 1989 it was the fourth largest motorcycle producer in the Soviet Union.[4]

Production[edit]

ZiD-50-Pilot moped

Presently the Degtyaryov Plant is producing revolvers, machine guns, aircraft guns, anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank guns and rocket systems.

Products[edit]

The plant also makes a range of civilian products: motorcycles (i.e. Voskhod), mopeds, micro-tractors, sewing machines and accumulator batteries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f http://www.rbc.ru/companies/id/766.
  2. ^ "Список аффилированных лиц". ОАО «ЗиД». Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  3. ^ "ОАО «Завод им. Дегтярева»" (in Russian). High Precision Systems (Vysokotochnye Kompleksy). Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Russian Defense Business Directory". Federation of American Scientists. US Department of Commerce Bureau of Export Administration. May 1995. Retrieved 21 July 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  5. ^ "Modern Firearms - RGS-50M". modernfirearms.net.

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Coordinates: 56°22′12″N 41°19′48″E / 56.3700°N 41.3300°E / 56.3700; 41.3300