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Tulamashzavod (Russian: Тульский машиностроительный завод) also known as Tula Machine-Building Plant is a company based in Tula, Russia. During the Soviet era it was known for its production of weapons and motorcycles.[1] It is part of High Precision Systems, a Rostec company.[2]

Tulamashzavod
IndustryArms industry
Founded1879
Headquarters,
Russia
ProductsMissiles, Autocannons, Close-in weapon systems (CIWS), Vehicles
ParentHigh Precision Systems
Websitewww.tulamash.ru

Tulamashzavod was established in 1879.[1] It is a major producer of guns and missiles for land, air, and naval forces. It is also a large producer of civilian motorscooters, of which it built 97,000 in 1989. It has two design bureaus, one for civilian, and another for military goods. The Machine-Building Plant is adjacent to the Tula Arms Plant. Plants in Tula work closely with the Tula Scientific Research Technological Institute (TNITI), which conducts research on the use of steel alloys in weapons which are in mass production.[3] It was privatized in 1992.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Sloane, Wendy (11 May 1995). "Russian Ex-Weapons Factory Learns That Best Defense Is in Motorcycles, Not Missiles". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Предприятия холдинга". Npovk.ru. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  3. ^ "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.

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