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Russia's only S-300 ammunition factory caught fire in Moscow

Apr 16, 2024

A fire broke out at the Avangard plant in Moscow. The plant is part of the Almaz-Antey Aerospace Defense Concern joint-stock company.


This is reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the "ASTRA" Telegram channel.

According to preliminary data, the fire spread to an area of 50 square meters. However, she was able to be located by the fire department workers who came to help.

It is currently unknown what caused the fire and whether there are any victims.

JSC Moscow Machine-Building Plant "Avangard" is part of the joint-stock company "Almaz-Antey Aerospace Defense Concern". This enterprise produces ammunition for the S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems.

At the same time, the plant's website states that the enterprise is the only one in Russia that produces these missiles. According to 2017 data, 2.5 thousand workers worked at the plant.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 17/04/2024

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