The JSC "KBP named after Academician A.Shipunov" is one of the leading design companies in the Russian defense industry. It has developed over 140 models of weapons and military equipment, which were put into series production and introduced in service with the Russian Army. At present KBP represents a high-capacity research and production center that creates the state-of-the-art precision-guided weapons. Technical solutions embodied in the KBP developments incorporate over 5000 inventions.

JSC "KBP" carries out the development of weapon systems along the following lines:

  • antitank missile systems;
  • weapon systems for main battle tanks and lightly armored vehicles;
  • guided artillery projectiles and guided missile systems;
  • air defense systems;
  • gun armament and associated ammunition;
  • combat small arms;
  • hunting and sporting guns.

Managing Director of the JSC "KBP" Instrument Design Bureau — Dmitry V. Konoplev.

KBP, being a leading developer of sophisticated weapon models, coordinates efforts of a great number of enterprises and companies, including research institutes of the RF Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Defence, and determines national concept and strategy for arms development.

Since 2008 KBP has been included into the Russian Technologies State Corporation, being one of principle enterprises of JSC "High precision weapons". The basic activity of the system is design and delivery of ready specimens of high-precision weaponry, its spare parts and components to the Russian Army and all defence and security organizations, as well as within the framework of military and technical cooperation with foreign countries.

KBP Instrument Design Bureau has received the name of Academician Arcady G. Shipunov
On January 24, 2014 KBP Instrument Design Bureau has received the name of Academician Arcady G. Shipunov. The relevant amendments have been introduced into constituent documents of the company. The company is...
Visit of President of Russia
On January 20th 2014 the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin visited Tula region with a working visit, during which he was familiarized with the work and new advanced weaponry samples of...
85th anniversary of the KBP
The KBP staff celebrated on October 5, 2012 the 85th anniversary of the company establishment with successive achievements.

Latest News

04.08.2014
Eurosatory-2014
­­The team of JSC KBP has successfully participated in the Eurosatory-2014 international exhibition of armaments and military hardware.
20.04.2014
FIDAE–2014
JSC “KBP” has participated in the XVIII International defence and aerospace exhibition FIDAE–2014, held in Chile on 25 to...
24.03.2014
DEFEXPO INDIA – 2014
KBP participated in the VIII-th DEFEXPO INDIA – 2014 Land, Naval & Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition in New...