14 December 2015

UIMC Ranked 24 in Top 100 of Largest Weapons Manufacturers

Said the annual report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) for 2014. A year before, concern Sozvezdie, part of the corporation, made it to number 89.

Last year, United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation fulfilled over a thousand contracts and joint agreements within State Defense Order for the total amount about 100 billion RUB. The company mainly specializes in manufacturing communication and automation systems for the Russian Army. The holding supplies almost 60% of communication, control and radioelectronic warfare systems to the Russian Army and other defense and law-enforcement agencies.

UIMC delivers goods to over 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The key export products are communication systems for different armored vehicles, multifunctional communication and control units for tactical anti-aircraft systems, jammers against radio-controlled explosive devices, as well we radar and navigation equipment for airfields, and communication systems for the Air Force and Navy.

Besides UIMC, 10 other Russian weapons manufacturers made it to top 100. Those are concern Almaz-Antei – number 11, United Aircraft Corporation – 14, United Shipping Corporation – 15, company Helicopters of Russia – 23, Tactical Missiles Corporation & United Engine Corporation – 38, High Precision Systems – 39, KRET – 45, Uralvagonzavod – 61, RTI Systems – 91.

According to the report, despite an economic crunch, sales of Russian weapons was on the rise in 2014.