Closed-cycle production of fuzes for artillery shells has been established in Ukraine

25.12.19
artillery shells

For the first time in the history of Ukraine, a production complex has been established that is capable of producing the entire range of igniting sets for artillery and other components for ammunition.

The new production complex has been established on the basis of the Shostka State Plant "Impulse" (Impulse SE); with design technological documentation available, this complex is capable of producing the required amounts of the entire range of igniting sets for all artillery and missile weapons, in particular, all types of fuzes and other components for ammunition.

To establish this production, the Impulse SE carried out significant work to prepare the workshop, which meets the international standards of high-precision production. Moreover, personnel, capable to work independently on all types of installed equipment, to adjust it and to develop programs for the operation of such machines, was trained.

Closed-cycle production of fuzes for artillery shells has been established in Ukraine

The plant has already successfully tested the experimental batch of the B-429 fuse.

The production complex was built in 9 months, and from the beginning of next year, the enterprise is ready for the serial production of B-429 fuzes and other elements of fire chains for ammunition.

Closed-cycle production of fuzes for artillery shells has been established in Ukraine



Sources: Staff of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine official website