Putin awards Su-34 chief designer Rollan Martirosov with Alexander Nevsky Order

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has awarded the chief designer of Sukhoi Su-34 Rollan Martirosov with the Order of Alexander Nevsky, according to the Kremlin’s official website.

“Rollan Martirosov led the Su-34 program.  The program officially started on 19 June 1996 and was worked on by a team managed by Rollan Martirosov on the basis of the technical-tactical demands of the Soviet air force.

Rollan Martirosov started work in the Sukhoi design Bureau in 1959 after graduating from the Moscow aviation Institute. He has made a great personal contribution to the solution of complex technical issues in the process of developing, testing and serial development of such famous aircraft of the Sukhoi as the Su-7БКЛ, Su-15, T-4, Su-24, Su-24M and Su-27.

Under his direct technical leadership, developed and implemented

The main technical solutions of the Su-34 were developed and implemented under his direct management.

As chief designer of the Su-34, Martirosov currently provides technical management works on increasing the combat capabilities of Su-34 under the state contract with the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

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