The only Russian manufacturer of infantry fighting vehicles asked to go bankrupt


Единственного в России производителя БМП попросили обанкротить

Corporation “rostec” asked Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who oversees the military-industrial complex, to consider bankruptcy is the only Russian manufacturer of infantry fighting vehicles (BMP) — Kurgan. It is expected to merge with the Tula instrument Design Bureau named after academician shipunova, reports on Thursday, April 19, RBC.

The head of Rostec Sergey Chemezov says that the current economic and financial condition of the enterprise is critical. By the end of 2017 at the Kurganmashzavod formed a loss of 7 billion rubles. In addition, it disrupted the timing of orders for exports.

Chemezov added that the factory has problems with the execution of the state defense order for the year 2018.

According to the publication, in October last year, Vnesheconombank (the main creditor of the group) filed a lawsuit in the Chuvash arbitration court on the recognition of the company bankrupt. The court has appointed in the company, and to start the procedure of bankruptcy of the strategic object must be a decision of the government Commission chaired by Rogozin.

The Kurgan was founded in 1950. It focuses on the production and repair of armored vehicles of the class BMP. BMP-2 and BMP-3 are exploited, in addition to the Russian army, the armed forces of almost 30 countries. In addition, the plant produces samples of the modernized BMD-4.


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