19 July 2012
Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod was founded on July 20, 1942 by the decision of the USSR State Defence Committee
and by the order of the USSR National Armament Commissariat to provide Red Army with small arms.
At its 70th Anniversary FGUP Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod is a leading enterprise with modern technology
in machine building, metallurgy, instrument making and microelectronics. The Company is among leaders in development and production
of small arms (sporting and hunting, pneumatic, service and self-defence) and military equipment. The plant facilities allow
to produce medical appliances, electric hand tools, packaging machines, geophysical equipment, car compressors and other industrial
goods in full cycle.
The products by Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod marked Baikal is famous all around the world. Quality of the
products is a conclusive factor of the integration in world economy.
The Exhibition of Historical Facts of Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod has been opened in The Kalashnikov
Museum and Exhibition Complex of Shooting Arms on July 5, 2012. The visitors can get acquainted with the products manufactured
during the Great Patriotic War for battlefront, first samples of civil weapons and currently manufactured models.