1945 — 1990

Chronology of events

1946 — In December the first 75 horse power locomotive operating on any type of fuel was manufactured.

 

1947 — In February the first narrow-gauge locomotive P-24 was manufactured.

 

1950 — Manufacturing of 100-mm anti-aircraft cannon КS-19 commenced.


1956 — Manufacturing of hand-wheel controlled vertical milling machines commenced.


1957 — The first locomotive for narrow gauge rail lines TUG-4 manufactured.

 

1958 — Manufacturing of missiles commenced. The first launch of short-range missile 8А61 was completed.

 

1959 — Votkinsky zavod commenced the more advanced 8К14 missile project.

 

1959 — Reactor parts for the first atomic ship «Lenin» were manufactured.

 

1959 — Manufacturing of first CNC milling machines began.

 

1961 — On November, 7 four 8К14 missiles participated in the military parade in the Red Square in Moscow.

 

1962 — Votkinsky zavod commenced the new solid-propellant short-range missile «Temp-S» project.

 

1966 — Votkinsky zavod was awarded the Order of Red Banner Labor for successful construction of short-range missiles and completion of Government contracts.

 

1971 — The new solid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) «Temp-2S» project is underway.

 

1971 — Production of radiators and heaters for «Moskvich» car began.

 

1973 — Manufacturing of new strategic middle-range missile «Pioneer» commenced.

 

1976 — The new ICBM «Topol» project is underway.

 

1976 — Votkinsky zavod’s name was placed on the USSR Board of Honor in the Exhibition of National Economics Achievements per results of socialist emulation for its work during the IX Five-Year Plan.

 

1979 — Serial production of short-range missile «Oka» started.

 

1981 — The plant was awarded the second Red Banner of Labor Order for completing the X’s Five-Year Plan ahead of time.

 

1981 — Votkinsky zavod’s name was placed on the USSR Board of Honor in the Exhibition of National Economics Achievements per results of socialist emulation for its work during the X Five-Year Plan.

 

1982 — Manufacturing of small-sized laundry machine «Feya» commenced.

 

1983 — Phase One of ICBM «Topol» flight tests commenced. Preparation for serial production commenced.

 

1986 — The first military unit in the Strategic Rocket Forces equipped with «Topol» ICBMs went on duty.

 

1986 — Votkinsky zavod’s name was placed on the USSR Board of Honor in the Exhibition of National Economics Achievements per results of socialist emulation for its work during the XI Five-Year Plan.

 

1988 — Since July 1, the US on-site inspection team commenced its work at the Votkinsky zavod to ensure compliance with Intermediate Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty.

 

1988 — Conversion of missile manufacturing facilities. On August 29, elimination of «Pioneer», «Oka», «Temp-S» missiles commenced.

 

1989 — Manufacturing of short-range missiles «Tochka» commenced.


1989 — Research and development for «Iskander» missile system commenced.

Directors of Votkinsky zavod:

1946 Sysoev, Pyotr Alexandrovich


1946-1955 Guliants, Enovk Airapetovich


1955-1966 Zemtsov, Vladimir Alexandrovich


1966-1988 Sadovnikov, Vladimir Gennadievich