«Sukhoi civil aircraft» opened a branch in Taganrog

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«Sukhoi civil aircraft» (SCAC) has opened a division in Taganrog for design work on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft, the company said.

«The company «Sukhoi Civil aircraft» has opened an office in Taganrog for the decision of tasks of SSJ100 program and its development, and to participate in the implementation of other projects of civil aviation», — stated in the message.

Separate structural unit began work on 20 July of the current year and perform development work in cooperation with the Moscow office. The program of development of the SSJ100 product involves the creation within a few years, aircraft with 75 seats and a version with an increased number of Russian components. In this regard, it is expected to increase in scope of work, including design and engineering support.

«Following the development plans, GSS created a separate subdivision in the region with historically based competencies in the field of aviation», — stated in the message.

Design unit, remote from the main office in Moscow, could become an additional driver of regional growth and development of the company, offering on the one hand new jobs, with another — support ongoing company programs and optimizing the activities of design, adds the company.

Opening a separate business unit in Taganrog continues the course of the company «Sukhoi Civil aircraft» on the establishment of regional platforms in Russia. Currently the isolated structural divisions of the company are presented in Zhukovsky, Ulyanovsk, Voronezh and Novosibirsk. The main production site is located in the far East and is represented by a branch in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.