On March 27, 2018 on the 76th year of life Victor Kalashnikov – the leading designer engineer of the Design and weapon center of Concern Izhmash , Candidate of Technical Sciences, son of the famous designer Mikhail Kalashnikov died. Victor Kalashnikov didn’t only continue business of his father, but also worked side by side with him for many years. The design office of Victor Kalashnikov was engaged in design of samples of the special equipment for the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. His collective developed submachine gun “Bison-2” , a submachine gun “Vityaz”. V. Kalashnikov has 30 inventor’s certificate and patents.
In 2016 Victor Kalashnikov became the hero of the exhibitions in the museum “Younger Kalashnikov”. The exhibition became a peculiar summing up of creative activity of the designer.
We express condolences to the family. May the memory of him live forever .