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Visit to Polyot Ivanovo Parachute Plant

March 6, 2020, Ivanovo

The President visited the Polyot Ivanovo Parachute Plant.

Vladimir Putin visited the cutting and sewing shops and the design office. Director General Yulia Portnova told the President about the manufacturing technologies.

In particular, the President was shown full airborne gear for special forces, including oxygen equipment for jumping from 4,000–8,000 metres. Vladimir Putin also saw tandem parachute systems.

The Polyot Plant is an integrated plant specialising in manufacturing parachute and airborne equipment for military and dual-use purposes. The plant produces over 90 percent of all parachutes for Russia’s Air Force and exports its products to foreign markets. In addition, it carries out research and development activities.

Following the tour, Vladimir Putin met with members of the public of the Ivanovo Region.

March 6, 2020, Ivanovo