A holding company comprised of manufacturers of high-precision weapons, their components, and spare parts
JSC Scientific Production Association "High-Precision Weapons" combines a wide range of unique design, technical, and industrial solutions developed by the key Russian defense enterprises in its ultra-sophisticated product lines.
This arrangement ensures not only the ability to use the member companies' production and design capacities in a more efficient manner but also creates a solid foundation for their further qualitative growth, distribution of efforts, strengthening the collaborative ties, and concentration of resources to pursue the most promising, cutting-edge technologies.
The company's General Director is Alexander Vladimirovich Denisov.
JSC Scientific Production Association (NPO) "High-Precision Weapons" was established on February 12, 2009, and is a part of the State Corporation Rostec.
The holding company's development and consolidation happened gradually and took place in three stages. Initially, in 2009, the holding included 9 companies, and starting December 2012, JSC NPO "High-Precision Weapons" was designated as an umbrella organization for 19 companies. In 2018, the State Corporation Rostec and the holding's primary agency signed a fiduciary management agreement with respect to the shares in JSC "RT-Kurganmashzavod." The holding company currently employs more than 50 thousand people.
High-Precision Weapons today
The company's current key areas of focus are the implementation of the State Armament Plan and the government defense order; export of military products, servicing and post-sale maintenance, and updating the previously supplied equipment; and research and development in the field of designing its state-of-the-art high-precision weapons.
- Tactical ballistic missile systems, air missile systems, including man-portable air-defense systems, surface-to-air and anti-tank missile systems and short-range artillery missile systems for the army, air force, and navy (Iskander-M, Pantsir-S, and Igla-S);
- Antitank missile systems and assault weapon systems Kornet-E/EM, Khrizantema-S, Konkurs, etc.);
- Artillery guided weapon systems (Krasnopol, Kitolov);
- Armored vehicles weapon systems, turrets for light-armored vehicles (Berezhok, Bakhcha-U, active protection systems Arena, Drozd);
- Information systems and other armaments and military and special purpose equipment.
Member companies of NPO High-Precision Weapons have performed large-scale contracts, supplying the Russian armed forces with the newest models of high-precision weapons and military and special-purpose equipment, such as Iskander-M, Pantsir-S, Verba, Khrizantema-S, Bakhcha-U, etc.
Design and innovation
The companies under the holding's umbrella primarily focus on the development, manufacture, upgrade, repairs, and sales of armaments and military and special purpose equipment in several sectors: tactical ballistic missile systems, air missile systems, including man-portable air-defense systems, surface-to-air and anti-tank missile systems, and short-range artillery missile systems for the army, air force, and navy; antitank missile systems and assault weapon systems; artillery guided weapon systems; armored vehicles weapon systems, turrets for light-armored vehicles; assault rifle grenade launcher systems, and close combat weapons.
High-Precision Weapons is also actively developing its civilian products. Over the past 3 years, the production volume more than doubled, with deliveries being made both on the domestic and international markets. The main civilian products are machinery, road construction equipment, hydraulic systems, tools, rifles, etc. To ramp up the civilian product manufacturing, the holding is also quickly and decisively expanding its production capacity, designing new types of products, and looking for new sales markets.