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The military-technical aspect in activities of Kharkiv aviation plant (60-s – 80-s of XX century)

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Author(s): Andriy Kharuk

Journal: Research in the History of Technology
ISSN 2079-2999

Issue: 16;
Start page: 62;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: aviation | aircraft | aircraft building | aircraft industry | Kharkiv aviation plant | Kharkiv Aviation Production Association

ABSTRACT
The article examines the main trends in military programs implemented in Kharkiv aviation plant. The issue of creation of military models of the passenger aircrafts Tu-124 and Tu-134, production of Tu-141 drones, cruise missiles Ch-55 and light military transport aircraft An-72 at this enterprise is described. It is shown that production of military equipment was taking a significant share in total production of Kharkiv aviation plant (Kharkiv Aviation Production Association) in 1960-1980. The analysis is based mainly on published materials and can be further studied in relevant archives.
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