THE FEDERAL STATE UNITARY ENTERPRISE
"CENTRAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF STRUCTURAL MATERIALS "PROMETEY"
NAMED BY I.V. GORYNIN
OF NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER "KURCHATOV INSTITUTE"
NRC "Kurchatov Institute" - CRISM "Prometey" is
interbranch materials research center in the
country, acknowledged leader focusing its efforts on
development of fundamentally new, national-level
advanced materials and technologies ensuring a
solution of the problems of scientific and technical
development and keeping of national defence
Institute started its operation in 1939 with
development and mastering the production of tank
armor, principally for a famous
T-34 tank, modernization of armor hulls of tanks
and self-propelled artillery plants. Almost all
national naval fleet — undersea and surface fleet,
many different-purpose civil ships as well as
nuclear power plants, ice-resistant drilling
platforms and other structures able to be operated
under high loads in aggressive medium are built from
materials developed by "Prometey".
Developments of "Prometey" are focused on
key industries: shipbuilding, nuclear power
engineering, thermal power and hydraulic power
engineering, gas production and oil-refining
industry, machine building and military technology
where parts, structures and equipment operate under
Institute staff numbers in more than 1400 persons.
Known scientists and specialists in metal science,
metallurgy, welding, nonmetallic composite
materials, nanotechnologies is a core of research
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