Klimovsk


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Klimovsk

 

a city (until 1940, a settlement) in Podol’sk Raion, Moscow Oblast, RSFSR. Population, 43,000 (1970).

Klimovsk is a railroad station (Grivno) 8 km south of Podol’sk and 51 km south of Moscow. It has a plant producing textile machinery (established in 1883), a plant producing agricultural machinery, and a toy factory.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The 9 x 39 mm steel cored SP-5 and SP-6 cartridge is also employed by another special operations weapon, this time the Vikhr SR-3 short assault rifle from the Central Institute of Precision Machinery Construction at Klimovsk. This weighs only two kg when empty and is only 360 mm long with the metal butt stock folded up and over the receiver.
Principal battles: the Tagliamento (1797); the Pyramids, Aboukir I (Abu Qir) (1799); Marengo (near Alessandria) (1800); Austerlitz (Slavkov) (1805); Jena (1806); Eylau (Bagrationovsk), Konigsberg (Kaliningrad) (1807); Ostronovo (near Vitebsk), Smolensk, Borodino, Vinkovo (near Klimovsk) (1812); Dresden, Leipzig (1813).
It was designed by the Central Institute of Precision Machinery Construction at Klimovsk as an easily concealed special forces weapon for its overall length, with the butt folded up-and-over, is only 380 mm.