- Cease production of T-50 tanks due to the production of T-60 tanks with 35 mm of armour.
- Allow the NKTP to:
- Begin production of KV components for the Kirov factory at factory #174 in Chkalov.
- Begin production of T-34 components for factory #183 in Nizhniy Tagil at the Omsk locomotive repair factory in order to prepare the Omsk factory for T-34 production.
Sunday, 9 August 2015
End of the T-50
Remember when Fedorenko ordered 5000 T-50s, starting production on January 1st, 1942? That didn't last long.
"State Committee of Defense
January 6th, 1942, Moscow, Kremlin
On T-50 tanks.
The State Committee of Defense decrees that:
NKTP (comrade Malyshev) has ten days to provide a proposal of starting T-34 production at the Omsk factory.
Chair of the State Committee of Defense, I. Stalin"