|AК Корпорация «Иркут»|
|Subsidiary, Joint Stock Company|
|Traded as||MCX: IRKT|
|Industry||Aerospace and Defense|
|Founded||28 March 1932|
|Yuri Slyusar (President of the UAC)|
Oleg Demchenko (President of the Irkut Corporation)
Components for the Airbus A320 family aircraft
|Revenue||$1.45 billion (2017)|
|$132 million (2017)|
|$51.9 million (2017)|
|Total assets||$2.83 billion (2017)|
|Total equity||$408 million (2017)|
Number of employees
|Parent||United Aircraft Corporation|
|Subsidiaries||Yakovlev Design Bureau|
Irkutsk Aviation Plant
The JSC Irkut Corporation (MCX: IRKT) (Russian: Иркут) is a Russian aircraft manufacturer, headquartered in the Aeroport District, Northern Administrative Okrug, Moscow, and is best known as being the manufacturer of the Sukhoi Su-30 family of interceptor/ground-attack aircraft. The company was founded in 1932 in the Transbaykal region of the Soviet Union as the Irkutsk Aviation Plant (IAP). The Russian government merged Irkut with Mikoyan, Ilyushin, Sukhoi, Tupolev, and Yakovlev as a new company named United Aircraft Corporation.
Soviet Era (1932–1993)
In 28 March 1932, the Irkutsk Aviation Plant (IAP) was established under order No. 181 by the Main Directorate of the USSR People's Commissariat for Heavy Industry. In 18 August 1934, the form marking the completion of construction manufacturing plant for the new bureau was signed. The first aircraft manufactured by the IAP was the Tupolev I-14, which had its flight in 16 February 1935. The IAP later started mass production of the Tupolev SB Bomber in the spring of 1936. In July 1941, the IAP started delivery of Petlyakov Pe-2 dive bombers. From 1942, the IAP started mass production of two long-range bomber aircraft: Ilyushin Il-4 and Yermolayev Yer-2 until 1945, probably for the Soviet Air Forces for World War II. From 1946, the IAP started production of the Tupolev Tu-2 tactical bomber until 1949. From 1950, the IAP started mass production of two bomber aircraft, the Tupolev Tu-14 and the Ilyushin Il-28 until 1956. In 1957, the IAP renovated itself and started production of the Antonov An-12 military transport aircraft. From 1960, the IAP started mass production of the supersonic bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, the Yakovlev Yak-28 until 1972. From 1967, the IAP started mass production of the Antonov An-24 military transport aircraft until 1971. From 1970, the IAP started mass production of the fighter-bombers, the Mikoyan MiG-23UB and the Mikoyan MiG-27 until 1986. In 1982, IAP specialists started organization of Mikoyan MiG-27 licensed production in India. The Sukhoi Su-27UB, produced by the IAP as a two-seat operational conversion trainer, had its maiden flight in 10 September 1986. The first Sukhoi Su-30 developed by the aviation plant had its first flight in 14 April 1992.
Contemporary Era (1993–present)
In 30 December 1996, a contract was signed between the IAP and the Indian Air Force (IAF) for the delivery of the Sukhoi Su-30MKI to the IAF. The first Beriev Be-200, an amphibious aircraft, developed by the IAP, had its first flight in 24 September 1998. In 27 December 2002, the Irkutsk Aviation Production Association renamed themselves as the Irkut Corporation. The Irkut Corporation became the first Russian defence firm to carry out an initial public offering in March 2004. It traded 23.3% of the corporation's shares in the stock market. In the same year, the Irkut Corporation had integrated the Yakovlev Design Bureau into its corporate structure, making it a subsidiary. In 20 December[when?] the Irkut Corporation signed a contract with Airbus to produce components for the Airbus A320 family aircraft. In 2006, the Russian government merged Irkut with Ilyushin, Mikoyan, Sukhoi, Tupolev and Yakovlev as a new company called United Aircraft Corporation.
Irkut has also entered into a joint venture with Indian military aircraft manufacturer HAL to manufacture the UAC/HAL Il-214, which will be designed by Ilyushin. In July 2007, the Irkut Corporation was selected as a head contractor for MC-21 short/mid range airliner program. The MC-21 would be the first aircraft the Irkut Corporation had designed. Production of the aircraft would start in 2014.
At the end of November 2018, United Aircraft Corporation transferred SCAC from Sukhoi to the Irkut Corporation, to become UAC's airliner division, as Leonardo S.p.A. pulled out in early 2017 because of Superjet's poor financial performance. Irkut will manage the Superjet 100, the MC-21 and the Russo-Chinese CR929 widebody, but the Il-114 passenger turboprop and modernized Ilyushin Il-96-400 widebody will stay with Ilyushin. The new commercial division will also include the Yakovlev Design Bureau, avionics specialist UAC—Integration Center and composite manufacturer AeroComposit.
- Irkut Corporation
These products are designed by a different company while the Irkut Corporation and its branches are responsible for manufacturing them.
These products are designed by the Irkut Corporation and its branches.
|Yakovlev Yak-28||Yakovlev Design Bureau|
|Yakovlev Yak-130||advanced trainer, light fighter||twinjet, twin-seat||Yakovlev Design Bureau||25 April 1996||19 February 2010|
|Yakovlev Yak-152||trainer aircraft||single-seat||Yakovlev Design Bureau||29 September 2016||Planned for 2017|
|Irkut MC-21||Jet airliner||narrow-body, twinjet||Irkut Corporation, Yakovlev Design Bureau||28 May 2017||2019, with Aeroflot (planned)|
- Yuri Slyusar (Chairman of the Board of Directors of Irkut Corporation, President of UAC)
- Oleg Demchenko (President of the Irkut Corporation)
- Aleksander Veprev (General Director of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, an affiliate of Irkut Corporation, Vice-President of Irkut Corporation)
- Konstantin Popovich (Vice-President of Irkut Corporation for aircraft development, Director of the A.S. Yakovlev Engineering Center, Chief Designer of the МС-21 aircraft)
- Vladimir Sautov (Vice-President of Irkut Corporation for marketing and external relations)
- Kirill Budaev (Chief of civil aircraft marketing and sales service, Vice-President of Irkut Corporation)
- "Management". eng.irkut.com.
- "Годовой отчет по РСБУ 2017" (PDF). Retrieved 1 November 2018.
- "IRKUT Corporation". eng.irkut.com.
- John Pike (18 September 2002). "entry". Globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
- "Contact Information." Irkut. Retrieved on 10 June 2016. "Corporate Centre address: bldg. 1, 68, Leningradsky prospect, Moscow, 125315, Russia" - Address in Russian: "Корпоративный Центр адрес: Россия, 125315, г. Москва, Ленинградский проспект, дом 68, стр. 1"
- "Russian Aircraft Industry Seeks Revival Through Merger." The New York Times. 22 February 2006.
- "History". eng.irkut.com. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
- "Russian Aircraft Industry Seeks Revival Through Merger". The New York Times. 22 February 2006.
President Vladimir V. Putin signed a decree on Tuesday creating a huge aviation entity, combining the nation's six major aircraft design and manufacturing companies into a single holding with substantial state control.
- ""HAL in $700 million Joint Venture with Irkut Corp. for Multi-role Transport Aircraft" Archived 7 January 2007 at the Wayback Machine. India-Defence.com, 27 December 2006.
- Maxim Pyadushkin (11 December 2018). "UAC moves Superjet 100 from Sukhoi to Irkut in company restructure". Aviation Week Network.
- "Products". eng.irkut.com. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
- "Management". eng.irkut.com. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
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