Sukhoi

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Sukhoi is a company that makes fighter jets for the Russian Air Force, and other countries like China. Sukhoi has made some of the world's most innovative aircraft, such as the Su-37 Super Flanker. Most of Sukhoi's shareholdings belong in other countries than Russia.

JSC Sukhoi Company
Native name
AК Компания «Сухой»
Formerly
OKB-51
Division, Joint-stock company
IndustryAerospace and defense
Fatemerged into United Aircraft Corporation
Founded1939; 83 years ago (1939)
FounderPavel Sukhoi
HeadquartersBegovoy District, Moscow, Russia
Key people
Pavel Sukhoi (Founder)
Yury Slyusar (President of the UAC)
Igor Y. Ozar (General Director)
ProductsCivilian aircraft, Military aircraft, Unmanned aerial vehicles
Number of employees
26,177 (2011)[1]
ParentUnited Aircraft Corporation
Websitewww.sukhoi.org

The United States has bought aircraft from Sukhoi for aggressive training operations. However, Sukhoi sold aircraft to Iran, and thus the United States banned Sukhoi from ever doing business with them again.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sukhoi annual financial 2011 report (in Russian)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.