The company is best recognized around the world for producing Kalibr cruise missiles. It is a manufacturer of anti-aircraft, anti-missile defense, and anti-aircraft missile systems.
The enterprise also includes more than 60 military companies that manufacture military equipment such as S-300, S-400, and S-500 air defense systems, Buk-M2, Buk-M3 anti-aircraft missile systems, OSA-AKM short-range air defense systems, and Tor-M1, Tor-M2, which are actively being deployed in the barbaric attack on Ukraine.
“The Almaz-Antey enterprise is, however, subject to sanctions imposed by the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Canada, Switzerland, and other members of the sanctions coalition against the Russian Federation,” the article states.
While at the same time, Yan Novikov, the general director of the Almaz-Antey, has yet to be sanctioned by the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, and other countries; General Designer Pavel Sozinov, Deputy General Director for scientific and technological development Sergey Druzin, and the rest of the enterprises’ senior management.
Yan Novikov joined the company’s management team two years after Putin was elected President of the Russian Federation, and later became the Deputy General Director of “Almaz-Antey.” In 2015, Novikov was appointed General Director of the enterprise.
According to the Stockholm International Institute for Research on World Problems SIPRI, the Almaz-Antey enterprise sold $6.04 billion in arms in 2020, placing it 17th on the list of the world’s largest military-industrial enterprises.
“Almaz-Antey” is Russia’s most successful enterprise in this industry, according to the SIPRI ranking. Reuters reports that, nearly three dozen CEOs of Russian military businesses and at least 14 Russian arms manufacturing companies were not-sanctioned by the United States, the European Union, or the United Kingdom in early July.
Previously, Trap Aggressor analysts reported that 8 of 9 senior managers of the defense giant “Rostec” are not sanctioned by the EU and its allies.
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