Titan-Barrikady

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Titan-Barrikady
Joint-stock company
Founded1914
Headquarters,
Russia
ProductsArtillery, Ballistic missile launchers
ParentMoscow Institute of Thermal Technology
Websitecdbtitan.ru

Titan-Barrikady (Russian: Титан-Баррикады) is a military-industrial company based in Volgograd, Russia. It was formed in 1914, after the merger between the Barrikady Production Association and the Titan Design Bureau,[1] it is a subsidiary of the Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology.[2]

History[edit]

The plant was established in 1914 as the Tsaritsyn Weapons Factory, and renamed Red Barricades after the Russian Revolution,[3] it was for a time the largest munition factory in Europe.[3] Titan had its origins as the factory's design bureau;[4] the factory was overrun during Operation Barbarossa, but resumed production in 1944.[4] The Titan Design Bureau was separated from the factory in 1990.[4]

Barrikady plant[edit]

Barrikady is a major manufacturer of heavy machinery and large steel castings and forgings, its manufacturing facilities include the Barrikady Drilling Equipment Plant, one of two large producers of oil drilling rigs in Russia (the other being Uralmash in Yekaterinburg).[5]

Barrikady assembles mobile launchers for ballistic missiles and artillery pieces. Barrikady is located near the large Krasny Oktyabr Steel Plant.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "В Волгограде завершено объединение ЦКБ «Титан» и ПО «Баррикады»". Коммерсантъ (Волгоград). 10 October 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Список аффилированных лиц". E-Disclosure.ru. Retrieved 28 April 2017.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b Hellbeck, Jochen (2016). Stalingrad: The City that Defeated the Third Reich. PublicAffairs. ISBN 9781610397186.
  4. ^ a b c Vershinin, Alexander (19 October 2015). "The Titan factory: From armored trains to intercontinental missiles". Russia Beyond The Headlines. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Russian Defense Business Directory". Federation of American Scientists. US Department of Commerce Bureau of Export Administration. May 1995. Retrieved 21 July 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.

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Coordinates: 48°46′33″N 44°35′12″E / 48.77583°N 44.58667°E / 48.77583; 44.58667