Last Update July 1, 2016


  • Electrical, Electronics & Electro-optics

Public JSC "PA "Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant" (NPZ) 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 was opened, the corporation combines 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 changed its location several times. Finally it was built in Novosibirsk in 1941. Today the goods of NPZ Optics State Plant are widely used in Russia and abroad. They are supplied to the Russian army, defence 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. Public JSC "PA "Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant" (NPZ) manufactures more than one hundred items of serial products – military, civil and dual-purpose. Most of product samples were developed by FSUE "CDB "Tochpribor" – reliable partner of the plant. Designers of CDB also control the serial production process.

Daylight Optics - civil and dual-purpose observation devices, which are used mostly in the day-time.

Night Optics - observation devices, which are used in the twilight and in the night-time. To amplify image there are Image Intensifier Tubes (IIT) of 1, 2+ and 3 generation that applied in the devices.

Daylight Sights - lights for hunting weapon and for daylight usage. Most of these sights have reticle illumination for use in the under lighting.

Night Sights - sights for hunting weapon and usage in the twilight and in the night-time. To amplify image there are Image Intensifier Tubes (IIT) of 1, 2+ and 3 generation that applied in the sights.

Telescopes - wide range of astronomical telescopes for astronomy amateurs. Brand TAL means "Telescope of Astronomy Lover". This direction had been developed at the plant since 1980 and now NPZ is the only enterprise in Russia which works in this market segment.

Optical-Mechanical Devices - includes products which are intended for provision of instrumental production at the machine-building enterprises. These are various measuring and monitoring devices.

Special Products - products for special purpose. They can be bought only by authorized federal bodies and licenced companies.

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Novosibirsk Instrument-Making Plant

  • 179/2, D. Kovalchuk str., 630049, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • +73832160876
  • +73832261594
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