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ROSTOV-ON-DON, November 20 (Itar-Tass) — The Federal Security Service exposed the use of inferior quality parts at a company in the Rostov region in manufacturing products for the state defense order, the regional FSB department told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
"The irregularities were detected at the Azov Optomechanical Plant," the FSB said, "it created a threat to the use of military equipment and could have led to irreversible consequences. The identities of the Defense Ministry officials supervising that particular defense order have been ascertained." Criminal proceedings against them were opened over negligence.