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MUSSON PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION

ALTERNATE NAMES: Proizvodstvennoe Ob'yedinenie "Musson", PO Musson, Musson Concern, Musson Scientific Production Association, Radiozavod imeni V.D. Kalmykova

ADDRESS:
335053, Sevastopol, Ukraine
Vulitsya Vakulenchuka, 29
Musson Production Association
Telephone: (011­380­069) 24­72­00, 24­42­60, 24­14­00 Telex: N/A Teletype: 197135 APPARAT Fax: (011­380­069) 23­80­81

GENERAL OVERVIEW: The Musson Production Association specializes in the production of shipboard and ground­based equipment for satellite, HF, and UHF communications; mobile satellite link stations; receiving equipment for satellite television and radio broadcasting; and consumer electronics. Musson includes the Kalmykov Radio Plant and Design Bureau.

PRIMARY BUSINESS: ommunications equipment

FORMER MINISTRY SUBORDINATION: N/A

APPROXIMATE EMPLOYMENT: Total: 6,800 Date: 1992

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS:
Igor Kalyuzhnyy, Deputy General Director
Valeriy Dmitrievich Zykov, Plant Director

OWNERSHIP: State­owned.

YEAR ESTABLISHED: N/A

MILITARY PRODUCT LINES: Ground­based and shipboard telecommunications equipment.

CIVIL PRODUCT LINES: Mobile satellite­link stations, emergency radio buoys and radar transponders for the Cospar­Sarsat system, automatic telephone exchanges and telefaxes, remote switches, household lighting, plastic toys.

KEY TECHNOLOGIES/EQUIPMENT EMPLOYED: N/A

CONVERSION PROJECTS: N/A

HUMAN RESOURCES SUPPORT: N/A

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION: The Musson Industrial Association, along with the Kiev Korolev PO and Smila Orizon, agreed to establish a joint venture in 1994 with the National Space Agency of Ukraine to manufacture GLONASS and NAVSTAR satellite navigation receivers and an INMARSAT station for the CIS market. A German firm, Atlas Electronic, is part of this joint venture. Musson is also cooperating with the French telecommunications firm, Alcatel, to assemble and install small office automatic telephone exchanges and telefaxes.


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