MOLNIYA NAUCHNO-PROIZVODSTVENNOYE OBEDINENIE MOLNIYA OAO (MOLNIYA RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION)
Molniya Research and Production Association is the developer of the Buran space shuttle.
The Association develops MAKS multipurpose aerospace systems, the Molniya family of civil triplanes capable of carrying 500kg to 450t payload, RM supersonic target missiles, the Baikal reusable booster for Angara launch vehicles;
nondestructive testing, quantitative residual life assessment and on-condition operation technologies.
The Association runs the following conversion programmes: MAS-251 mechanised multilevel parkings; lifts/transporters for handicapped persons; the Model 5248 trolleybus unified with the LiAZ 5256 bus.