The joint stock company "Kurganmashzavod" is the largest enterprise of the Kurgan region, one of the leaders of the Russian military industrial complex, jointed to "Concern "Tractor Plant". It is the only one plant in Russia producing infantry fighting vehicles adopted by the armies of 30 countries. For dozen years the plant has been producing competitive products enhancing the prestige of the Russian arms in the world market.
In March 2008, the production of first prototypes of modernized BMD-4M airborne assault vehicle was finished. This unified military vehicle, which has no analogues in the world, and allows improving the firepower and maneuverability of Russian army airborne sub-unite. The main peculiarity of BMD-4M is that the original power unit and driving gear are changed to standard one, used for BMP-3. It helps to decrease the time of airborne assault vehicle servicing in the army and decrease the price of production within government defence odder of Russian Federation Military Department. The manufacture of vehicles for the Department is provided by governmental arming program up to 2015.
Kurganmashzavod JSC is a large engineering complex enjoying all departments of a modern enterprise. It comprises special plants and auxiliary workshops ensuring the complete production cycle. Due to its own unique production, technology, testing equipment and facilities Kurganmashzavod JSC performs efficient R&D works and experimental development, pilot production and full-scale production of armored vehicles.