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Jubilant celebration

On 11 April 2017 the «Research-and-production corporation «Konstruktorskoye byuro mashynostroyeniya» JSC celebrated its 75th anniversary.

Celebration took place at the Kolomna skating centre.

Congratulations on the jubilee were expressed by A. N. Morozov, Russia's deputy minister for industry and trade;  Yu. M. Mikhaylov, Russia's MPC STC chairman; S. V. Chemezov, director general of Rostechnologiya Corporation; A. A. Mikheyev, director general of Rosoboronexport; V. V. Lizvinskiy, Lt. Gen., Army deputy C-in-C for armament; representatives of the Russian military and production commission, Russia's industry and trade ministry, Rostekhnologii corporation, Russian MoD, Federal service for military and technical cooperation, Russia's Federal security service, Rosoboronexport JSC, Russia's Federal service for technical and export control. KBM was welcomed by representatives of outstanding and reputable elite of partner companies and institutes of higher education which issue skilled specialists for KBM (A. A. Aleksandrov, Bauman MSTU chansellor, and K. M. Ivanov, chancellor of Ustinov Voyenmekh Baltic state technology university arrived in person), the clergy, trade unions, Federal fire fighting service, Moscow region administration, city of Kolomna and Kolomna district.

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Every speaker highlighted KBM prominent role in enhancement of Russian Army power and strengthening of defence capabilities of this country, talent and patriotism of high-precision missile designers and manufacturers, their commitment to achieving target results, responsiveness to users' wishes, taking the lead over foreign competitors in development of advanced weapon system. But the most important thing is that KBM products are and will be the best ones in their weapon types, and KBM personal makes their best that it will be for ever.

The celebration is not only a pretext to express their gratitude in words but to present awards to the worthy. The best KBM employee were decorated with orders, medals, presented awards from the Rostekh state corporation and the Russian Army.                                

This day three years ago, S.P. Nepobedimy, the legendary KBM head and general designer, had passed away. All those present at celebration stood up in honour of his memory.

The solemn ceremony encompassed all stages of KBM history: its past, present, and future that, no doubt, will be as brilliant because KBM personnel maintains and advances the company's own school of research and production, develops new weapon systems, fosters the youth to hand them over all that was achieved for three quarters of a century.

In his speech, S. V. Pitikov, RPC KBM JSC managing director, expressed feelings of each and every of KBM employee:

— Congratulations on the anniversary, our glorious KBM! New achievements and victories! Congratulations on the jubilee to those who were and are marching under thy banner! Good health, good luck, and wellbeing to KBM veterans and every single member of our united and coherent team! May our top management and customers have unfailing faith in capabilities of Kolomna missiliers! KBM traditions will survive — you may depend upon us.