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Analysis of Conversion Experience in Soviet Defense Industry

M.A. Napolnov
D.K. Shcheglov
V.I. Timofeev
chief specialist, of PJSC "Radiofizika"
head of the Calculation and Research Department, JSC «Design Bureau of Special Machine Building», Head of the Department of Weapons of Military Space Forces and Anti-aircraft Warfare, D. Ustinov Baltic State Technical University, PhD in Engineering, associate professor, recipient of the Prize of the Government of St. Petersburg in Education
senior lecturer, the Department of Operation and Control of Aerospace Systems, St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, PhD in Engineering, Associate Professor
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg


  • conversion
  • rearmament of army and navy
  • defense industry
  • defense enterprises
  • state defense order
  • conversion experience
  • civilian goods production
  • average annual growth rate of economic indicators
  • We carry out retrospective analysis of the conversion reforms in the defense industry of the Soviet Union at various historical stages of the country development taking into account changes in foreign policy and domestic economic factors. Under modern conditions, the practical use of the experience in question seems extremely relevant and appropriate taking into account current development trends in the domestic defense industry.