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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 2520


  • Section: C - Manufacturing
  • Division: 25 - Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
  • Group: 252 - Manufacture of weapons and ammunition
  • Class: 2520 - Manufacture of weapons and ammunition

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- manufacture of heavy weapons (artillery, mobile guns, rocket launchers, torpedo tubes, heavy machine guns)
- manufacture of small arms (revolvers, shotguns, light machine guns)
- manufacture of air or gas guns and pistols
- manufacture of war ammunition

This class also includes:
- manufacture of hunting, sporting or protective firearms and ammunition
- manufacture of explosive devices such as bombs, mines and torpedoes

This class excludes:
- manufacture of percussion caps, detonators or signalling flares, see 2029
- manufacture of cutlasses, swords, bayonets etc., see 2593
- manufacture of armoured vehicles for the transport of banknotes or valuables, see 2910
- manufacture of space vehicles, see 3030
- manufacture of tanks and other fighting vehicles, see 3040

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