KB Mashinostroyeniya

Coordinates: 55°03′04″N 38°47′28″E / 55.051°N 38.791°E / 55.051; 38.791
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KB Mashinostroyeniya
Company typeJoint-stock company
ProductsMortars, ATGMs, MPADS, Recoilless rifles, Ballistic missiles, Active protection systems, Anti-aircraft defence systems
OwnerHigh Precision Systems (Rostec)

KB Mashinostroyeniya or KBM for short (Russian: КБ Машиностроения, КБМ, lit.'Machine-Building Design Bureau') is a state defence enterprise, scientific and design R&D centre specialised in missile systems located in Kolomna, Moscow region, Russia. Part of Rostec state corporation.

KBM was founded on 11 April 1942 by order 1576 of the State Defence Committee for the mortar designs. Its first chief was Boris Shavyrin. The company was awarded the Order of Lenin and the Order of Labour Red Banner.

Former names include SKB-101, SKB-GA (Russian: Специальное конструкторское бюро гладкоствольной артиллерии, СКБ ГА, lit.'Special KB (Design Bureau) of smooth-bore artillery'). The company is also sometimes known as Kolomna Mechanical Engineering Design Bureau .

The company is part of the High Precision Systems group.[1]

Its main constructors were Sergey Nepobedimiy and Andranik Ter-Stepaniyan.

V. M. Sokolov is currently the Chief and General Designer.


Putin visiting KB Mashinostroyeniya in 2009

KBM produced more than 80% of all mortar types in USSR. Also, designed:


  1. ^ "Сервер раскрытия информации". Интерфакс. Retrieved 15 April 2017.

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55°03′04″N 38°47′28″E / 55.051°N 38.791°E / 55.051; 38.791