World-famous Ukrainian aircraft concern “Antonov” ceases to exist


KIEV, January 27. World-famous Ukrainian aircraft concern “Antonov”, manufactured previously the largest in the world aircrafts an-124 “Ruslan” and An-225 “Mriya”, ceases to exist.

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Aviation experimental design Bureau under the leadership of Oleg Antonov was established on 31 may 1946 at the Novosibirsk aviation plant. In 1952 it moved to Kiev, where he engaged in the creation of the military transport and passenger aircraft of the “An.” Until recently, the group led the development of the new aircraft An-178. In the media earlier there were also reports that he will now produce unmanned aerial vehicles ordered by the armed forces of Ukraine.

I agree the decision of the government, the concern is liquidated, and included into this enterprise are sent “Ukroboronprom”.

The government took this decision “due to the lack of participants”, since all three companies, which actually was a concern last year came from it and were included in the concern “Ukroboronprom”, explained the press service of the Ministry of economic development and trade of Ukraine. So the government legally brought the situation into conformity with the real situation.

The Cabinet also instructed the Ministry of economic development establish a liquidation Committee and the liquidation of the concern.

Previously, the company included the enterprise “Antonov” and Kharkiv state aviation production enterprise and state enterprise “Plant 410 GA” in Kiev .

14 September 2015, the concern “Antonov” has already been deduced from structure of the Russian-Ukrainian joint venture “UAC-Antonov”, which was engaged in development of several new aircraft.