7.62x39 from Ulyanovsk


Question list:

  1. What is the name of the plant/company, Ulyanovsk?
  2. What’s the meaning of the acronyms at the bottom of the 1st photo? C.I.P., G.I.S. and the one to the left of them.
    This ammo has a high quality looks and feels great by touch.


Vlad, the CIP referrs to the European counterpart of the SAAMI for cartridge standardization.
The GIS and RST are signs of Russian standardization and passed standardization tests.


Vlad–It is the Ulyanovsk Machinery Plant, 2 Metallistov St., Ulyanovsk 432031, Russia


CIP = Commission Internationale Permanente pour l’Epreuve des Armes à Feu Portatives = International permanent commission for the proofing of small arms.