Not to be confused with IZHMEKH.

Kalashnikov Concern, formerly known as Izhevsk Machinebuilding Plant (Russian: Ижевский машиностроительный Завод, Izhevskiy Mashinostroitel'nyy Zavod) or IZhMASh (Russian: ИЖМАШ) is a firearm manufacturer, founded in 1807 at the decree of Tsar Alexander I. In August 2013 Izhmash were merged with the Izhevsk Mechanical Plant, having previously been one of the largest corporations in the assault rifle field, with the Kalashnikov Concern forming as a result. In particular, Izhmash manufacture the famous Kalashnikov series of assault rifles, along with a host of other Russian arms, and have even been known to produce other goods, such as motorcycles and cars.

Firearms Edit

Their products are currently in use in a wide variety of countries, ranging from well established countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany and France to the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America.

The biathlon rifles include the 7-3/7-3A youth/women's models as well as the 7-4 and 7-4A men's model. They have been used in Europe and the USA.



Small armsEdit

Assault rifles
Battle rifles
Submachine guns
Sniper rifles
Machine guns
Grenade Launchers

Cannons and ammunitionEdit


  • Motorcycles
  • Automobiles

Other productsEdit

  • IT-42 precision lathes
  • Gas meters
  • Small Arms Repair Stations

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