Skip to comments.Fire breaks out at Russian missile maker
Posted on 06/30/2010 10:42:50 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld
A major fire broke out Wednesday in Moscow at a building belonging to Russian missile manufacturer Almaz, the maker of air defence weapons including the S-300 missile system, officials said. The fire at the company's design bureau had spread over an area measuring 800 square metres (8,500 square feet) and dozens of firefighters had been sent to the scene, a spokesman for the Emergency Ministry, Yevgeny Bobylev said.
State television pictures showed a huge cloud of grey smoke rising into the sky from the area affected in the north of Moscow. Its cause was not immediately clear
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is this the company that got the exemption to sell missiles to Iran?
“Its cause was not immediately clear”
Sergey knew the vodka party was not a good idea............ but, that hot girl from accounting, Marina...was giving him the eye again.
Yes, Almaz is Russias biggest the developers of anti-aircraft defence systems.94 percent of their revenue is arms sales.
One of the Russians had a guilty conscience.
Or relatives in Tel Aviv.
A fire that swept through the building of Russia’s air defense firm Almaz-Antei in northern Moscow on Wednesday has been brought under control, an Emergencies Ministry spokesman said.
Oleg Mitvol, the prefect of Moscow’s northern district, said the fire may have been caused by the violation of construction work regulations.
“[Construction] work involving open flames was being carried out on the seventh floor,” he said.
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