Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant
PRODUCTION AMALGAMATION "NOVOSIBIRSK INSTRUMENT-MAKING PLANT"
NPZ Optics State Plant is one of the leading Russian enterprises specializing in military and civic optical devices. Daylight and Night Vision Sights for Hunting & Sporting Guns, Night Vision Goggles, Measuring Projectors and a wide range of high-quality astronomical telescopes are just some examples of the plant’s key products.
Founded in 1905 in Riga where the first optical shops of German “Carl Zeiss” company were opened, the corporation combines its impressing traditions and constant development. This can be very well illustrated with the Herz panoramic scope, which was manufactured for the first time in the earliest years of the 20th century and is still produced by the plant.
During the 20th century NPZ Optics State Plant has changed its location six times because of numerous wars and dramatic historic events. Finally it was built in Novosibirsk in 1941 where it gained a great number of governmental awards throughout its history in this city.
Today the goods of NPZ Optics State Plant are widely used in Russia and abroad. They are supplied to the Russian army, defense and emergency forces of Russia and many other countries as well as to numerous foreign companies and individuals. All products are produced and tested on military standards and have proved to be highly reliable.