MOSCOW, November 26. Moscow will fully support the aviation industry. This was announced by the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin.
As the mayor noted during a visit to OKB “Dry”, “aviation is one of the leading branches of economy of Moscow and the Moscow aviation industry is the competence centre of Russian aircraft industry”. According to him, the city on the aviation industry employs around 35 thousand people “directly on the plants, but if you take subcontractors – science, education – it’s about 100 thousand people”.
“This is a huge complex, which consists of the most high-tech jobs and the city will provide full cooperation for its further development, for attraction of investments, creation of technoparks, technopolises. All that is required from the city – the city will do,” – said Sobyanin.
He noted that OKB “Dry” – one of the oldest enterprises of the capital – since 1938 is located in Moscow and “uses the latest design technology.” “There are graduates of the best Moscow universities and development dynamics see that the economy of the enterprise is increasing every year, and the number working here is not decreasing but also increasing,” said the mayor.
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How, in turn, said the President of “United aircraft Corporation” Yuri Slyusar, “Moscow is a center of aviation competence, there are the “brains” of the domestic aviation industry. Moscow is 8 enterprise and provide the challenges and civil and military”.
“Very grateful to the Moscow government for their support. This also applies to educational programs, and preservation, and expand production capabilities,” said Slyusar, adding that programs that work in the capital help to attract young professionals. “Plans for 2016 we are associated with a set advanced about a thousand people, I hope that it will be possible to attract young, talented professionals,” said Slyusar, adding that Moscow enterprises will be attractive to them.
The mayor got acquainted with the work of several departments of the experimental design Bureau named after P. O. Sukhoi. This legendary enterprise, where to this day focused advanced innovative developments in the aircraft industry. At present OKB “Dry” is a part of JSC “United aircraft Corporation”. The mayor visited, in particular, in the workshop, housing improvements, in the Department where they recreate a scaled-down model of fifth-generation aircraft.