KBP Instrument Design Bureau

A Russian research and production center that develops precision-guided weapons; produces antitank missile systems and assault armaments, weapon systems for main battle tanks and lightly armored vehicles, guided artillery projectiles and guided missile systems, short-range air defense systems, and combat small arms.

Sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, and subsidiaries) by the United States on June 28, 2016, September 2, 2015, December 19, 2014, and December 28, 2006 under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act; the sanctions apply for two years and ban the U.S. government from procuring from, contracting with, or providing assistance to the entity.

Added on July 22, 2014 to the U.S. Entity List of end users subject to heightened export license requirements due to involvement in activities of national security concern; added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on July 16, 2014 for operating in the arms or related materiel sector in the Russian Federation, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13661, which targets entities within Russia.

Sanctioned by the United States in September 2003 for transferring lethal military equipment (reportedly Krasnopol laser-guided artillery shells) to Iran (sanctions expired in September 2004); reportedly supplied a “militarily significant quantity” of Kornet antitank guided missiles to Iraq in early 2003, falsely identifying Yemen as the purchaser, according to U.S. officials; sanctioned by the United States in August 2002 for providing lethal military equipment to a state sponsor of terrorism (sanctions expired in August 2003); sanctioned by the U.S. Department of State in March 1999, reportedly for selling Kornet-E and Metis-M anti-tank missile systems to Syria (sanctions expired in May 2010).

Designated by the Canadian Government in March 2014 as an entity facilitating the violation of the sovereignty of Ukraine or affiliated with the Russian government; designation prohibits Canadian parties from providing goods or financial services to the entity or dealing in property held by the entity.

In October 2012, reportedly attempted to ship radar equipment to Syria aboard a Syrian Air flight from Moscow to Damascus; Turkish fighter jets reportedly forced the aircraft to land for inspection, and the cargo, described by Turkish officials as military equipment bound for the Syrian Ministry of Defense, was seized; in August 2006, Kornet anti-tank rockets allegedly supplied by KBP to Syria’s Ministry of Defense were reportedly discovered in Lebanon.

Products include anti-tank guided weapons (including the Kornet-E, Kornet-EM, Kvartet, Kvartet-M, Metis-M1, and Komandirsha-E systems), armament for lightly armored vehicles and tanks, air defense missile/gun weapon systems (including the Pantsir-S1, Kashtan-M, and Tunguska-M1), multipurpose weapon systems (including the Hermes, Hermes-A, and Hermes-K systems), artillery guided weapon systems (including the Krasnopol, Krasnopol-M2, Kitolov-2M, Gran, and Malakhit systems), as well as machine guns, submachine guns, sniper weapons, tactical rifles, grenade launchers, flame throwers, and other small arms.

Officials include Dmitry V. Konoplev (managing director); established in 1927; subordinate to JSC High Precision Weapons, which is part of state-owned Rostec Corporation; registration number is 1117154036911.

Subsidiaries include:

Moscow-Based KBP Subsidiary: established in 1995 to interact with offices of military attaches of foreign governments in Moscow and support export of KBP’s products.

TsKIB SOO (Central Research and Design Bureau of Sporting and Hunting Guns): researches and develops small arms, including sporting and hunting weapons, as well as grenade launchers and ammunition.

Subsidiaries also reportedly include JSC Scheglovsky Val.

ENTITY ALIASES:KBP Instrument Making Design Bureau
KBP Design Bureau of Instrument Building
Instrument Design Bureau (KBP) Tula
KBP Tula
Tula KBP
Tula Instrument-building Design Bureau
State Unitary Enterprise KBP Instrument Design Bureau
Tula Instrument Design Bureau
Tula Design Bureau of Instrument Building (Tula KBP)
Tula Instrument Making Design Bureau
Tula Design Bureau for Instrument Building
Tula Konstruktorskoye Byuro Priborostroyeniya Instrument Design Bureau
Tula KBP Instrument Design Bureau
KBP Instrumental Design Bureau
Konstruktorskoe Byuro Priborostroeniya Otkrytoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestvo
JSC KBP Instrument Design Bureau
KBP Instrument Design Bureau Joint Stock Company
JSC KBP Named After Academician A. Shipunov
ADDRESS: Shcheglovskaya Zaseka, Tula, 300001, Russia
14-1 Novaya Bsamannaya St., Moscow, 107078, Russia
17 Krasnoarmeysky Avenue, Tula, 300041, Russia
59 Shcheglovskaya Zaseka St., 300001, Tula, Russia
PHONE:872-41-00-68, 872-41-2285, 007-4872-410210, (+7 4872) 410750, 95-768-6303, 872-27-3358, +7(4872) 41-0068, +7(4872) 32-0432, +7(4872) 32-0480, +7(4872) 46-9616, +7(4872) 46-9434, +7(4872) 41-1348, (0872) 41-2285
FAX: 007-4872-426139, 95-926-5187, 872-31-5959, (4872) 46-9861, (0872) 42-6139, +7(4782) 42-6139, +7(4782) 46-9861
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