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1940

Final development and mass production of M-100 series engines.

1941 – 1945

Plant evacuated to Ufa due to WWII. Development of various M100 engine versions.

1942

Start of production of Katyusha multiple rocket launchers in besieged Leningrad.

1943

All aircraft engines manufactured by the plant are assigned the VK prefix (Vladimir Klimov) by a government decree.

26.06.1946

Design bureau headed by V.Ya.Klimov is established.

01.05.1947

The first ever air parade featuring jet aircraft (Yak-15 fighter jets equipped with RD-10 engines developed by V.Ya.Klimov) takes place in Moscow, over the Red Square.

1948

VK-1 engine developed for mass-produced MiG-156bis, Mig-17, Il-28 and Tu-14 aircraft.

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