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Sukhoi is a company that primarily makes fighter jets for the Russian Air Force, and many other countries like China, India, Algeria, and Malaysia. Sukhoi has made some of the world's most popular fighter jets, mainly the Su-27. Most of Sukhoi's shareholdings belong in other countries than Russia.

JSC Sukhoi Company
Native name
AК Компания «Сухой»
Company typeDivision, Joint-stock company
IndustryAerospace and defense
Founded1939; 85 years ago (1939)
FounderPavel Sukhoi
Fatemerged into United Aircraft Corporation
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
Revenue108,016,999,000 Russian ruble (2016) Edit this on Wikidata
5,095,317,000 Russian ruble (2016) Edit this on Wikidata
2,352,957,000 Russian ruble (2016) Edit this on Wikidata
Total assets412,517,107,000 Russian ruble (2016) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
26,177 (2011)[1]
ParentUnited Aircraft Corporation

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.