KB Mashinostroyeniya

KB Mashinostroyeniya or KBM for short (Russian: КБ Машиностроения, КБМ, lit. 'Machine-Building Design Bureau') is a state defence enterprise, scientific and design R&D centre specialised in missile systems located in Kolomna, Moscow region, Russia. Part of Rostec state corporation.

KB Mashinostroyeniya
Joint-stock company
ProductsMortars, ATGMs, MPADS, Recoilless rifles, Ballistic missiles, Active protection systems, Anti-aircraft defence systems
OwnerHigh Precision Systems (Rostec)

KBM was founded on 11 April 1942 by order 1576 of the State Defence Committee for the mortar designs. Its first chief was Boris Shavyirin. The company was awarded the Order of Lenin and the Order of Labour Red Banner.

Former name - SKB-101, SKB-GA - Special KB of smooth-bore artillery (Russian: Специальное конструкторское бюро гладкоствольной артиллерии, СКБ ГА). The company is part of the High Precision Systems group.[1]

Its main constructors were Sergey Nepobedimiy and Andranik Ter-Stepaniyan.

V. M. Sokolov is currently the Chief and General Designer.


KBM produced more than 80% of all mortar types in USSR. Also, designed:


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