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April 13, 1953
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Declassified in Part- Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000200670008-7 CLASSIFICATION CONFIDENTIAL/SECURI CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT COUNTRY USSR DATE DISTR. /..5 Apr 1953 50X1 SUBJECT Bolshevik Machine Plant and Krasnyy Excavator NO OF PAGES Plant in Kiev PLACE ACQUIRED 50X1 NO. OF ENCLS. (LISTED BELOW) 50X1 DATE SUPPLEMENT TO ACQUIRED BY SOURCE REPORT NO. DATE CU INFORMA.TION THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 50X1 THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS INFORMATION AFBECTINB THE NATIONAL DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES, WITHIN THE WEANING OF TITLE to, SECTIONS 793 AND 704, OF THE U.S. CODE, AS AMENDED. ITS TRANSMISSION OF PEAS. CATION OF ITS CONTENTS TO OR RECEIPT BY AN uNAUTMORIZED PERSON IS PROHIBITED BY LAW. THE REPRODUCTION CF 'NIS FORM Is PROHIBITIO. SOURCE 1. The Bolshevik Machine Plant is located on the "Brest-Litovsk Chausee" and is approximately five kilometers from the center of Kiev and about two kilometers from the Kiev Polytechnical Institute. 2. The entire establishment, including freight and storage yards, occupies approximately four square kilometers. 3. The bulk of the buildings is constructed of steel-reinforced concrete and brick, the walls of which are about 0.5 Meters, or 24 bricks, in thickness. I cannot state exactly how many buildings there are, but there were over 20 (1935 to 1937) The entire area is surrounded by a.1.8 meters high fence, built of furnace slag _ and cement. 4. Principal products manufactured at this plant (1935-1937) were: a. Stationary steam engines up to 600 p.s. (h.p.). b. Steam pressure kettles h-220 up to 500 square meters working pressure, p-13 to 15 atmospheres. c. Steam condensing and vacuum equipment for chemical and sugar industries. d. Pumps (piston and diaphragm type) e. Filtering equipment for chemical and sugar industries (of 100 square meter pressure in one aggregate) f. Centrifugal equipment for sugar and graphite industries (without electric motors). This factory also had a large and modern mechanical and metallurgical laboratory. 6. Normal employment was about seven thousand persons. CLASSIFICATION CONFIDENTIALISECURITY INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION ORR Eli Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000200670008-7 r 1.41, Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release p 50-Yr201.3/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R000200670008-7 CONFIDENTIAL/SECURITY INFORMATION -2- 7, The factory could easily be converted to produce armaments (about 24 hours). 8. The principal manufacturing of the Krasnyy Excavator Plant consisted of road building machinery; machinery for building construction, such as scrapers, bulldozers, and carryalls; and mechanical carriers for factory transportation, such as lift and fork trucks, electrical hand trucks, and mechanical conveyors. 9. in this area (1938), the excavator plant worked 24 hours a day, employing over 10 thousand persons. Machinery manufactured at this place was shipped eastward but to what destination I do not know. 50X1 50X1 - end. - CONFIDENTIAL/SECURITY INFORMATION Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release @ 50-Yr2013/04/15 : CIA-RDP82-00047R0002006700nR_7