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Kalashnikov to produce drones | Russia & India Report

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02 March 2015



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With the UAV market one of the biggest expanding markets in the defence industry, the Kalashnikov Concern believes it is time to enter production. The Russian weapons manufacturer has decided to purchase a controlling stake (51 percent) in ZALA Aero, which specializes in making unmanned aircraft.

“The decision to purchase a controlling stake in ZALA Aero was made to widen our product line. This is part of the strategy of the Kalashnikov Concern’s development through to the year 2020 and also part of the process of developing new sectors of our market,” said CEO Alexei Krivoruchko.



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