Equipped with up-to-date efficient equipment and potentially able to produce annually 5 thousand tons of cast parts, the workshop becomes the largest supplier of precision castings both in ussr and Europe. Since 1973 the IMZ markets the IZH-27 shotgun. The Gunsmithing and Engraving School incorporates IMZ' traditions of highly artistic gun finish. Works of such skilled masters as ssev, loborodov, A.A.Lekomzev etc. Were honoured by high awards on many international exhibitions and have brought the deserved glory to. Starting from 1998 the company significantly expands the range and volume of export shotguns. From now onwards the IMZ supplies their products to US gun market. In 2000 the 9 mm Yarygin army pistol was developed to succeed the. After 1990 the volume of government orders for military materiel and armament has decreased. Therefore the IMZ took an orientation to expand the manufacture of civil arms intended for hunt, sport and self-defence, as well as to upgrade and. Substantial phase in maturity of plant was outset of the shotgun production in 1949. Started with the ZK - simple single-barrel model and the IZH-49 - double-barrel gun, the plant becomes the largest world manufacturer of sporting and hunting. The MP-153 gun won the prize of "The 100 Best Russia's Products whereas the US popular gun magazines "Sports Afield" and " Guns Ammo" recognized it as the gun of the year. The MP-661K "Drozd" CO2 automatic pistol is. The "Sosnovy" preventorium, the best in the Udmurt Republic by its facilities and one of the best in Russia, as well as the fitness camp were built. The first sanatorium in Republic "Lastochka" was opened. Pioneer fitness camp "Beriozovaya. Decision of the ussr Government to proceed to missile and rocket fabrication taken in 60th becomes the remarkable event in the life of IMZ' staff. During this period a number of specific articles was mastered such as: anti-tank guided. La cartouche, la cartouche, liens vers les fabricants, liens vers les fabricants. Accu-TEK firearms, aCCU-TEK firearms, accuracy international, accuracy international, accurate arms company, Inc. Accurate arms company, Inc. Bakal, bakal, history OF enterpise, federal State Unitary Plant "izhevsky mekhanichesky. In the industrial building 201 equipped with a machining complex was put into operation. The flexible production technology based on wide application of CNC machining centers with integrated CAM control system, allowed with the minimal expenses in short terms. Within the serially produced TT pistol was replaced by the PM - new army Makarov pistol, subsequently recognized as the best world pistol of its class. In total more than 5 million pistols were produced at the plant. In 1982 the 300 industrial division intended to manufacture the guidance systems and equipment for medium-range and tactical missiles' ground control was created. Manufacture of these products requires the micron accuracy of parts manufactured and outstanding production level.