STRELA

STRELA PROIZVODSTVENNOYE ODEDINENIE (Strela Production Association)

The wholly state-owned Strela plant previously built the Il-10M, Mi-1, Po-2, UT-2 and Yak-14. Currently manufactures UAVs and Kamov Ka-226 helicopter; assembled prototype Ka-226; plans for Ka-226 series manufacture included first three or four production helicopters in 2001, but production investment of Rb300 million was not announced until January 2002, first two Ka-226s being complete by late March 2002. Factory has orders for 27 Ka-226s including 22 for Gazprom, of which Nos. 3 to 13 were under construction in August 2003. It has produced replica Yak-3/Yak-9s and Mitsubishi A6Ms (Zeros) for export (23 of all built by late 2003). A replica Yak-7 was under construction in 2003.

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