Irkut (company)


Irkut (company)

Irkut [ [http://www.irkut.com/en/ Home page (English)] ] (MICEX|IRKT RTS|IRKT) refers to the Irkutsk Aviation Industrial Association [ [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/russia/iaia.htm globalsecurity.org entry] ] ,it was setup in 1932 in the Transbaykal region in the Russian Federation.It is best known as being the manufacturer of the Sukhoi Su-30 family of interceptor/ground-attack aircraft.The Russian government has merged Irkut with Ilyushin, Mikoyan, Sukhoi, Tupolev, and Yakovlev as a new company named United Aircraft Building Corporation." [http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/22/business/worldbusiness/22air.html?_r=1&oref=login Russian Aircraft Industry Seeks Revival Through Merger] ." "The New York Times." February 22, 2006] Irkut has also entered a JV with Indian military aircraft manufacturer HAL to manufacture Multi-Role Transport Aircraft which will be designed by Ilyushin." [http://www.india-defence.com/reports/2766 "HAL in $700 million Joint Venture with Irkut Corp. for Multi-role Transport Aircraft"] . "India-Defence.com," December 27, 2006.] .

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