On the eve of a meeting of the Governor of Omsk region Victor Nazarov with representatives of the Federal research and production center «Progress» and Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation». During the conversation, the understood subject of the creation of the Centre for development, research and testing of tires special aviation applications. It is reported that the initiative has already been supported by the Department of aviation industry of Ministry of industry and trade and United aircraft company. This was announced by the Deputy Director of the Department of chemical engineering of Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Pavel Filatkina.
A programme of stepwise organization on the premises already developed, so the experts started preparatory work. Request for inclusion of the project in the state program «development of the military-industrial complex» has already been sent to the office of Dmitry Rogozin with the purpose of financing the creation of the test stand.
FSUE «VPNC Progress» is a scientific-production center with a closed production cycle. It includes the experimental production and research technological Institute. Currently it is actively developing in the areas of shipbuilding, road and rail transport and aircraft manufacturing.