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

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr16,2024

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

In Moscow, a fire broke out on the territory of the "Avangard" factory.

This is reported by ASTRA Telegram channel.

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

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

JSC Moscow Machine-Building Plant "Avangard" is part of the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Concern joint-stock company. This enterprise produces ammunition for the S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. , that the company is the only one in Russia that produces these rockets. According to 2017, 2.5 thousand workers worked at the plant.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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