Toropov's State Machine-Building Design Bureau
The Toropov's VYMPEL State Machine-Building Design Bureau is the only company in Russia developing air-to-air missiles along with other types of missile and aircraft armament.
- Air-to-air and air-to-surface guided missiles and missile launchers and ejection launchers for them, beam and cluster carriers for bombs and torpedoes, pods for small arms and rocket projectiles, chaff/flare dispensers for protection of aircraft and helicopters, shackle hoisting gears for aircraft and helicopters;
- Guided missiles for land and sea-based anti-aircraft systems and targets based on these missiles;
- Sophisticated electropneumohydraulic systems for both specified and civilian purposes, based on dual-purpose technology.
Vympel has developed over fifty models of aircraft armament, forty of which are in operational use with more then thirty countries.
Gennady Sokolovsky, General Designer of Vympel State Machine-Building Design Bureau, Doctor of Technical science, Professor, Academician.