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NPO Molniya

NPO Molniya (lightning) (Russian: Научно-производственное объединение «Молния») is a Russian scientific and production enterprise, founded on February 26, 1976.

Space systems

At present, NPO Molniya is working on reusable launch systems for space applications.


Triplane Molniya-1

The NPO Molniya Molniya-1 is a three surface design with single pusher propeller and twin tail booms. In the late 1990s, the company proposed a number of larger types based on the three surface configuration.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Molniya" Research & Industrial Corporation.[1]
  2. ^ Simpson, Rod (2001). Airlife's World Aircraft. Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing Ltd.  

See also

External links

  • Official website (Russian)
  • NPO Molniya at (in English).
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