Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association Plant

JSC Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association Plant named after V.P. Chkalov (NAPO) is one of the largest aerospace manufacturers in Russia.[1]

JSC Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association Plant
TypePublic Joint Stock Company
Founded1936; 87 years ago (1936)
ProductsAircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles
ParentSukhoi (UAC)
Su-34 multipurpose bomber assembly shop, March 6, 2013.

The company produces Su-34 fighter-bombers. It is also involved in the Sukhoi Superjet 100 program, where it is one of the two main production sites. NAPO focuses on component production for the program, while the main assembly line is at Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association. NAPO also conducts repair and upgrade work on Su-24M frontline bombers.[2] In addition, the company is involved in pilot training and education of engineering personnel, as well as production of consumer goods.[3]

The company is based in the city of Novosibirsk. It has about 10,000 employees.[4]


  1. ^ "Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association (NAPO) - Russian Defense Industry".
  2. ^ "JSC "Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association named after V.P. Chkalov"". United Aircraft Corporation. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  3. ^ "NAPO (JSC)". Sukhoi. Archived from the original on 2009-05-26. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
  4. ^ Pukhov, Ruslan (2001). "Sukhoi Group: Post-Soviet Transformation". Moscow Defense Brief. Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies.

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