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Ministry for Industry, Science and Technologies

http://mp.it-group.ru/

(Acting) Minister --- FURSENKO, Andrey (Deputy Minister) ( , 04 Nov 2003).

 

[Previous Minister:

  • KLEBANOV , Ilya, appointed 17 Oct 01 (ITAR-TASS 17 Oct 01).
  • DONDUKOV, Aleksandr (ITAR-TASS 19 May 00). (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey 12 Dec 00)].

 

First Deputy Minister --- BRINDIKOV, Aleksandr (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye, 25 Jan 02; Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 12 Nov 03).

First Deputy Minister --- KIRPICHNIKOV, M.P. (http://mp.it-group.ru/ 2 May 03).

First Deputy Minister --- SVINARENKO, A.G. (http://mp.it-group.ru/ 2 May 03).

Deputy Minister --- SAFRONOV, Leonid (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 29 Jan 01)

Rosaviakosmos (Russian Aviation Agency) top

General Director --- KOPTEV, Yuriy (Nezavisimaya Gazeta, 22 May 01, PP 1, 2).

Control Systems, Russian Agency for (RASU) top

  • ["MOSCOW. March 18 (Interfax-AVN) - Seventeen integrated companies will be set up in the framework of the Russian Control Systems Agency, . . . Ten large integrated companies comprising about 200 enterprises and organizations operate within the framework of the agency, . . . Another 17 integrated companies will be established in accordance with the "Restructuring and Development of the Defense Industry (2002-2006)" federal purpose-oriented program endorsed by the government on October 11, 2001. Follows the list of the enterprises to be established: Sozvezdiye JSP, Pleshakov research and production association, Kompyuternye Tekhnologii consortium, Krasnaya Zarya consortium, Granit interstate financial and industrial group, Radiopribor consortium, Air Defense Consortium JSO, Komponent instrument- engineering consortium, Satellite, Tropospheric and Radio-Relay Communication consortium, Sistemy Upravleniya JSO, Aviation and Telecommunication Systems JSO, Vega-M radio-engineering consortium, Navigation and Time Information Technologies JSO, Radar corporation of radio-location and instrument engineering, Ruselektronika NV JSO, Skala radio-location consortium, and RKO federal state-owned unitary enterprises" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 18 Mar 02).]
  • Website: http://www.rasu.gov.ru/

Director General --- KOZLOV, Gennadiy, appointed (Krasnaya Zvezda, 26 Nov 02).

Conventional Weapons, Russia Agency for top

General Director --- NOZDRACHEV, Aleksandr Vasil'yevich (Agentstvo voyennykh novostey, 11 Apr 00; RIA Novosti, 27 Jun 02).

First Deputy Director --- Rychkov, Valeriy (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 14 Jun 01).

Deputy General Director --- POTAPOV, A. (-online (--) 28 Oct 2002).

Deputy General Director --- KUTIN, Nikolay (Krasnaya Zvezda, 14 November 03).

Munitions Agency, Russian (ROSBOEPRIPASY) top

  • Website: http://www.rav-rf.ru/
  • ["coordinates in Russia the implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons." (ITAR-TASS 7 Feb 01).]
  • ["The Defence Ministry transferred control over all chemical weapons arsenals to the federal department on safe stockpiling and destruction of chemical weapons under the Russian Munitions Agency"(Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 8 Jun 01).]

Director-General --- KHOLSTOV, Viktor, Col-Gen. He had been commander of the country's Radiation, Chemical and Bacteriological Defense Department at the Russian Defense Ministry. Appointed 21 April 2003 (ITAR-TASS, 23 Apr 03).

  • [Previous Director was PAK, Zinovy Petrovich (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey 6 Feb 01) was "relieved of his duties as Rosboepripasy Director-General in connection with his retirement on a pension" (ITAR-TASS, 23 Apr 03).]

First Deputy Director-General --- Kalinin, Andrey Anatolyevich (rav-rf.ru/ 2 May 03)

Deputy Director --- General - Secretary of State: --- Kulebyakin, Vyacheslav Nikolayevich (rav-rf.ru/ 2 May 03)

Deputy Director --- General: --- Singayevskiy, Vasiliy Nikolayevich (rav-rf.ru/ 2 May 03)

Deputy Director --- ORLOV, Vladimir, Lt-Gen (appointed, Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 28 Nov 03).

  • Orlov: born in the Smolensk region in 1947. Graduated from the Timoshenko Military Chemical Protection Academy in 1977. Held various positions in the Armed Forces. Deputy commander of the Chemical Troops. Doctor of military sciences and a professor. Prior to the appointment, Orlov's position was vacant (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 28 Nov 03).

Head of the "Department for the Conventional Aspects of Chemical and Biological Weapons --- Garbovskiy, Aleksandr (Interfax, 10 Mar 02).

Russian Munitions Agency Functions (http://www.rav-rf.ru/ 2 May 03)

The Russian Munitions Agency performs functions of a state customer for work on destruction of chemical weapons, liquidation or conversion of facilities for production of chemical weapons, including organization and carrying out works on safety stockpiling of chemical weapons (Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of November 21, 2000, No 1644-), as well as functions, previously performed by the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation and abolished Committee on Conventional Problems of Chemical and Biological Weapons under the President of the Russian Federation (Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation of August 6, 1999, No 906), as follows:
working-out and execution of a programme of development of scientific and technological potential, coordination and government regulation of activities of enterprises and organizations on elaboration, production, repair and waste recovery of components of munitions, ordnance and military engineering and blasting materials of civil assignment;
performing functions of a National Authority for fulfillment of obligations under the Convention on the Prohibition of Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, interaction with Organization on Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and other States Parties of the Convention;
performing national control over fulfillment of international treaties in the area of prohibitions of chemical and biological weapons, legislative and other normative legal acts on the territory of the Russian Federation;
participation in international cooperation on conventional problems of chemical and biological weapons;
organization of research and development works in creating of means and methods for national control in the field of prohibition of chemical and biological weapons;
organization of development and fulfillment of measures on broad application of technologies of double assignment in military and civil production at enterprises of munitions industry and special chemistry;
working-out a State Defense Order and State Armament Programme, including carrying-out scientific and development works in the field of elaboration of modern armament and military engineering, preparation of its serial production, creation of necessary test and stand basis, as well as fulfillment of these programmes in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and other state customers;
execution of works, providing the performance of Convention obligations in the field of prohibition of the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical and biological weapons;
performance of functions of the customer of development and manufacture of civil products, in particular using extrabudgetary sources of financing;
conclusion of agreements on performance of international programmes with foreign partners according the legislation of the Russian Federation and within jurisdiction of the Agency;
organization of external economic activities of organizations, governed by the Agency, involved in development and production of samples of armament, military engineering and their components, products of civil and double assignment;
carrying-out works on standartization, unification and catologization of production of ammunitions industry and special chemistry according to the legislation of the Russian Federation;
organization of works on certification of products as well as systems for management quality of production of enterprises and organizations of ammunitions industry and special chemistry in accordance with legislation of the Russian Federation;
licensing of activities relevant to elaboration, production, repair and waste recovery of munitions industry output;
licensing of activities related with handling toxic chemicals, wastes of CW stockpiling, transportation and destruction of chemical weapons;
regulation of the turnover of blasting materials of civil assignment; support of development and performance of measures on mobilization preparation and civil defence at enterprises and organizations governed by the Agency;
participation in arranging of works on industrial utilization and destruction of deduced from exploitation conventional kinds of ammunitions and chemical weapons, as well as in destruction or conversion of former facilities of thir production;
involvement together with the Ministry of Economy of the Russian Federation in competitive selection of investment programs for conversion of enterprises and organizations, as well as high effective projects, requiring government's support and guarantees, control over their implementation and in accordance with the established order.

Departments (http://www.rav-rf.ru/ 2 May 03)

Department on Convention Problems of Chemical and Biological Weapons
Department on Forming, Financing and Fulfillment of State Defense Order
Department on Technological problems of Chemical Weapons Destruction
Combined Depertment on Formation and Fulfillment of State Order
Department on Industrial Safety
Department on Economic and Military Technical Cooperation
Department on Government Service, Administrative Work and Personnel Policy
Department on Protection of State Secrets
Productive-Economic Department
Finance Department
Department on Accounting
Department of Mobilization Preparation

Subordinate Enterprises [Rosboyepripasy]

  • Sibselmash Production Association
  • Iskra Mechanical Plant
  • Kometa Federal State Unitary Enterprise
  • Luch Science and Production Association
  • Kuybyshev Chemical Plant
  • Institute of Applied Physics Open Joint-Stock Company (Kommersant 20 Jul 02 p 5).

Federal Department for the Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons [Rosboyepripasy]

  • [Regulation adopted by the RF Government. The regulation defines the department as "a state institution conducting chemical disarmament under the Agency's supervision. The functions performed by the department cover safe storage, transportation and destruction of chemical weapons; prevention and liquidation of emergencies at facilities used for the storage and destruction of chemical weapons and also arrangement of ecologically safe storage, transportation and destruction of chemical stockpiles." (ITAR-TASS 8 Feb 01)]

Chief --- KAPASHIN, Valeriy, Lieutenant-General (Nezavisimaya Gazeta in Russian 24 Apr 03).
Deputy Head --- KONDAKOV, Igor', (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 12 Nov 02).

Chemical Weapons Destruction Facilities

Chemical Weapons Arsenal (Village of Kizner)

    • Udmurtia (Moscow Mayak Radio Network in Russian 0514 GMT 30 Jul 93).

Chemical Weapons Arsenal, (Village of Kambarka)

    • Udmurtia (Moscow Mayak Radio Network in Russian 0514 GMT 30 Jul 93). (Rossiyskaya Gazeta 15 Jan 94 First Edition p 3). Said to hold approximately 6500 tons of weapons, (Kommersant-Daily 18 Aug 95 p 4).

Chemical Weapons Arsenal, (Settlement of Gornyy)

    • Saratov Oblast, (Rossiyskaya Gazeta 15 Jan 94 First Edition p 3).

Chemical Weapons Arsenal, (City of Shchuchye)

    • Kurgan Oblast, (Rossiyskaya Gazeta 15 Jan 94 First Edition p 3).
    • ["The Shchuchye arsenal is the biggest for it comprises 13.6 percent of Russia's total stocks. It contains ammo of the tube and missile artillery, missile warheads equipped with nerve agents such as Sarin, Soman and VX as well as with asphyxiants like phosgene" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 8 Jun 01).

Chemical Weapons Arsenal, (City of Pochep)

    • Bryansk Oblast, (Rossiyskaya Gazeta 15 Jan 94 First Edition p 3).

Chemical Weapons Arsenal, (Settlement of Leonilovka)

    • Penza Oblast, (Rossiyskaya Gazeta 15 Jan 94 First Edition p 3).

Chemical Weapons Arsenal, (Settlement of Maradykovskiy)

Kirov Oblast

Vysokotochnoye Oruzhiye (Precision-Guided Weapons) Holding Company [?]

  • (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 13 Jan 03).