GOSUDARSTVENNOYE UNITARNOYE PREDPRIYATIE AVIATSIONNYI VOENNO-PROMYSHLENNYI KOMPLEKS SUKHOI (State Unitary Enterprise, Aviation Military-Industrial Complex Sukhoi)
AVPK Sukhoi was created, under presidential decree, in August 1996, to bring together the Sukhoi and Beriev design bureaux, the production plants at Irkutsk (IAPO), Komsomolsk-on-Amur (KnAAPO), Novosibirsk (NAPO) and Taganrog (TANTK), and two banks, Oneximbank and Inkombank. The grouping was formally inaugurated on 30 December 1996. As originally constituted, the group comprises the wholly state-owned KnAAPO and NAPO; plus Sukhoi OKB, IAPO and TANTK/Beriev, APVK Sukhoi having a controlling interest in three last-mentioned.
In October 2001, decree by Russian president created Sukhoi Aviation Holding Company, which to become successor to AVPK Sukhoi. New structure initially envisages KnAAPO and NAPO as joint stock companies (held 74.5 per cent each by Sukhoi and balance by Russian state), with IAPO to follow after its flotation.