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June 15, 1955
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Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600460008-4 INFORMATION REPORT INFORMATION REPORT CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY This material contains information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Laws, Title 18, U.S.C. Secs. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. SmE-C-R.J T NOFORN REPORT SUBJECT Munitions Factory No. 7 in DATE DISTR. 15 June 1955 Biala_ppolaska DATE OF INFO. PLACE ACQUIRE DATE ACQUIRED NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT NO. RD REFERENCES 1, Munitions Factory No. 7, located four kilometers east of Biala Podlaska (N 52029 E 23-08)9 on the left of the provincial road to Brest, was con- structed in 1952 according to Soviet specifications0 In 1953'the factory was modernized by the installation of .lot-Kolar machinery, furnished in part by the USSR. and in part by Czech a, 2. The factory'is enclosed by a wall 2,5 meters high, 1%ire'are two entrances facing the road-.- one for employees and passenger vehicles and one for military trucks for loading munitions. Warehouses for explosives are located underground near the north wall. 3, Eng, Tadeusz Jablunkowski, who has worked in various munitions factories in the USSR., became director of the factory in y 1953, Eng. Kazimierz Wojdzinski is chief chemist. F,v 40 The factory operates on three shifts. The firstshift,is from0600to 1400 hours., the second shift from 1400 to 2200 hours., and the 'third shift from 2200 to 0600 hours, 5, The factory manufactures infantry' ammunition exclusively, as,followsn ammunition for 7062-mm. rifles., for 7065-mn0 and 9-man, pistols, for 7,62- mm. submachine guns,, for 20-mm0 guns, and for :12.5-anlm, aircraft guns, 6. Ther..q are 28 power machines in one large section of the factory for the preparation of brass cartridge cases. Th!machines produce a case per 'second, except those for 1205-and 20 man, guns. About 800 cases per hour are produced for these larger guns0 25X1 70 Approximately 80 percent of production goes to the USSR; the remainder is for the"-'Polish Armed Forces0 Shipment to the USSR is made by truck to Brest which is about 65 kilometers from the factory0 The final destination of the ammunition shipped is not known. Shipment i made every fourteen days after careful examination of the merchandise. Cartridges . shipped to the USSR do not contain powder. 8. The raw materials used in the manufacture of cartridges are supplied by various plants in Poland and the USSRO S-E.C-R-E-T NOFORN This is UNEVALUATED Information a~ (Note.; Washington distribution indicated by "X"; Field distribution by Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600460008-4 Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600460008-4 Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006600460008-4