Almaz-Antey Opens New Testing Facility in St. Petersburg
Russia’s Almaz-Antey has opened a new testing facility in St. Petersburg. It will be part of the production and technological cluster of the North-West Regional Center. According to the information available, the main feature of the new facility is its versatility, so the equipment can be used to carry out any field tests on a wide range of military and special equipment.
“Commissioning of the complex will reduce test periods for individual samples from two months to seven days that will significantly decrease the cost of production. All the instruments were produced in Russia in collaboration with leading scientific and technical associations of St. Petersburg. All the ideas and concepts were elaborated by the staff of the North-West Regional Center. The total investment in the creation of this complex is estimated at 1.8 billion rubles,” the company’s representative pointed out.