The AL-31FP engine made by UMPO is presented at the Engines 2012 exhibition in Moscow

Ufa, April 28, 2012.As a part of United Engine Corporationĺs exhibit at the Engines 2012 exhibition in Moscow, a full-scale model of the AL-31FP engine was on display, as made by the Ufa Engine Industrial Association. UMPO is currently the only company in the country making and repairing the AL-31FP. They are exported to India, Malaysia, and Algeria, separately and also in Su-30 airplanes. At present UMPO is working with India company HAL to organize leased production of the AL-31FP engine at a HAL facility in Koraput, India.

The AL-31FP is a dual-chamber turboreactive engine, equipped with a rotating jet with a thrust-vectorable module. This provides superior maneuvrability at low speeds and other unique properties.

Ufa Engine Industrial Association (UMPO) is one of the largest producers of aviation engines in Russia. Its turnover in 2011 was 21,065 million rubles. Its primary areas of business are the production, service, and repair of turbo-jet aviation engines and gas turbine units, as well as production and repair of helicopter technology units. UMPO is part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM handling engine-building assets.

United Industrial Corporation OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group founded in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary areas of business are helicopters (Russian Helicopters), engine-building (UEC), and other assets. The companyĺs takings in 2011 exceeded 229 billion rubles.