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Marine Scientific Research Institute of radioelectronics or MNIIRE Altair design bureau (Russian: Морской научно-исследовательский институт радиоэлектроники - МНИИРЭ «Альтаир») is a Soviet/Russian enterprise, developer of naval SA missile systems and radars. Headquartered in Moscow.
Founded in 1933 as the All-Union State Institute of Telemechanics and Communication for the development of new weapon types for the Red Army and the Red Navy.
In 1940th the institute was granted the Lenin Prize for the development of Rif, Zarnitsa and Angara radars for the small ships, torpedo boats and minesweepers
In 1984 received the second Lenin Prize for the development of multi-channel SAM systems like Shtil, Rif and Klinok that allowed to сombat the anti-ship missiles.
Nowadays Altair is a part of Almaz-Antey as Science & Technical Center of the OJSC GSKB Almaz-Antey.
- ^ (Russian) Gybka at the Vestnik PVO website
- ^ Navy cataloque of Rosoboronexport (navy_90-94.pdf, PDF)