ARSENYEVSKOYE AVIATSIONNOYE PROIZVODSTVENNOYE PREDPRIYATIE IMENI N.I.SAZYKINA (Arsenyev Aviation Production Enterprise 'Progress' named for N.I.Sazykin)
Arsenyev plant previously built the Mil Mi-24/25/35 series of combat helicopters, in parallel with Rostvertol, and was also manufacturer of the Yak-55 aerobatic lightplane; a modified version of the last-mentioned, the Technoavia SP-55, was returned to production in 1999.
Arsenyev is responsible currently for the Kamov Ka-50 (including, if ordered, the Ka-50-2 export version) and Mil Mi-34 helicopters, as well as Moskit missiles. It was reportedly assigned the new Kamov Ka-60, but that programme has been reallocated to RSK "MiG". Russian government shareholding is 51 per cent; personnel totalled some 5,000 in 2000.
A government decree of 31 December 1997 authorised the Arsenyev plant to offer the Ka-50 for export and supply spares and support for existing Mi-24/25/35 helicopters. Overseas delivery of P-15U, P-20, P-21 and P-22 cruise missiles is also covered.
Official plans announced on 12 May 2001 called for the Arsenyev plant to be incorporated in the proposed grouping to include RSK "MiG", Tupolev and Kamov.