Chief engineers

Ivan G. Terekhov
Chief engineer of plant No. 455 (1942-1944)
   Ivan G. Terekhov was born in 1898 in Bryansk in a worker's family. He was a participant of the Civil War. He studied at a working department. Then he entered Zhukovskii Academy,  from which he graduated in 1938.
   Then he took a job at an aircraft plant in Moscow. In 1941 the plant was evacuated to Kirov, and Ivan Terekhov moved there too. In 1942 he was appointed chief engineer of the plant No. 455.

 

Alexander G. Alexandrov
Chief engineer of the plant No. 455 (1944-1946)
    Alexander G. Alexandrov was born in 1910 in Moscow. In May 1927 he got a job as a fitter at "Serp and Molot" plant, where he worked till 1931. In 1935 he entered  Moscow Institute of Steel named after Stalin, where he was trained for a production engineer. He was sent to Plant No. 92 of the People's Commissariat of Arming in Nizhny Nowgorod. Having served in the Red Army for a year, in December 1936 he came to work at Plant No. 32 of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry in Moscow. In 1941 the plant was evacuated to Kirov and Alexander Alexandrov went there too. He worked there as a technologist, shop superintendent, head of production and chief technologist. He was decorated with the Order of the Red Star for successful fulfillment of the government order.
    Under the resolution of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry, on the 19th of May 1943 Alexander Alexandrov was appointed chief engineer-deputy director of Plant No. 455, where he worked till April 25, 1946.

Vasiliy I. Kuzmin
Chief engineer of the plant No. 455 (1946-1951)
   Vasily I. Kuzmin was born in 1907 in Rostov (Yaroslavl province). Having finished school, he entered a mechanical college. Then he was sent to "Red Vyatka" factory as a chief engineer.
    Between 1929 and 1930 he served in the Red Army.
   Since 1930 Vasiliy Kuzmin worked at Plant No. 24 of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry at the post of technician-designer and then as head of the design bureau. At the same time he entered engine-building department of the Moscow Aircraft Institute.
    In 1937 he worked at Plant No. 32 of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry, where he worked as head of the design bureau and then he was appointed chief power engineer.
In 1941 the plant was evacuated. Vasiliy Kuzmin was appointed head of the branch of  plant No. 32, where repairs of aircraft equipment were made. In December 1941 the branch of plant No. 32 was reorganized into plant No. 43, where Vasiliy Kuzmin worked till March 1946 at the post of chief engineer.
    Under the order of the USSR Ministry of the Aircraft Industry, on April 2 1946 he was appointed chief engineer-deputy director of Plant No. 455.
    Vasiliy I. Kuzmin was decorated with the Orders of the Red Banner of Labor (twice), Orders of the Red Star (twice) and medals.

Michael I. Muromtsev
Chief engineer of  plant No. 455 - Kaliningrad Engineering Plant (1951-1968)
    Michael I. Muromtsev was born on November 8, 1905 in Ignatyevo village (Moscow region) in a peasant family. Between 1922 and 1925 he studied at school of factory and plant education, trained for a seventh-grade fitter. In 1929 he graduated from Moscow Industrial College. Then he worked at plant No. 32 of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry. In 1940 he graduated from Moscow Aircraft Institute, where he was trained for a warplane arming production engineer.
    Starting from 1941 he held the post of chief engineer and then director of  plant No. 34 of the People's Commissariat of the Aircraft Industry, which was evacuated to Troitsk because of the war. In 1946 he was at the head of  Plant No. 454 in Kuibishev.
    Under the order of the Ministry of the Aircraft Industry Michael Muromtsev was appointed chief engineer - first deputy director of Pplant No. 455. He held the post till September 1968. Then he continued working there as deputy chief engineer till 1974.
    Michael Muromtsev was decorated with the Badge of Honor, the Order of the Red Star, Order of the Red Banner of Labor and medals for more than 50 years of successful work in the aircraft industry.

Nickolai S. Zhutchkov
Chief engineer of Kaliningrad Engineering Plant -Kaliningrad Production and Design  Enterprise "Strela"- Kaliningrad production enterprise "Strela" (1968-1990)
    Nickolai S. Zhutchkov was born in 1928 in Kirlay village (Mordovskaya ASSR) in a worker's family. In 1946 he moved to the town of Kostino near Moscow. Between 1946 and 1950 he studied in Mitischi Engineering Colledge. In 1957, simultaneously with his labor activities, he graduated from the All-Union Correspondence Engineering Institute, trained for an engineer. In 1967 Nickolai Zhutchkov attended one-year courses of industrial production and building administrators at  Moscow Engineering and Economic Institute named after S. Ordzhonikidze. 
    His work record began at Kaliningrad Engineering Plant,  where he first worked as an engineer in a customer representation. Then he held  the posts of chief production engineer, deputy assembling shop superintendent, chief quality inspector, assembling-and-mechanical shop superintendent, deputy chief engineer. In September 1968 he was appointed chief engineer-first deputy director general of Kaliningrad Engineering Plant.
    Between 1990 and 1994 he was director general of  "Strela" KPE.
    Nickolai S. Zhutchkov, Candidate of Science (Engineering) and the USSR State Prize winner, was also decorated with the Order of the Red Banner of Labor (twice), Devoted Work Medal and "Honorary Aircraft Constructor" badge for his successful work.

Sergei P. Yakovlev
Chief engineer of Kaliningrad production plant "Strela"- Kaliningrad Engineering plant "Strela" FSUE (1990-1994)
    Sergei P. Yakovlev was born in 1949 in Yaroslavl. In 1974 he graduated from Moscow Forest Technical Institute, trained for an electrical engineer.
   He worked at Kaliningrad Engineering Plant as an engineer-designer and then as head of design bureau department. In 1983 he was appointed deputy chief engineer, and in 1990 -chief engineer of the enterprise.
    Between 1994 and 2002 Sergei Yakovlev was at the head of the State Research and Production Center "Zvezda-Strela". He managed to halt the processes leading to the enterprise's bankruptcy. The main tasks of production restructuring and cost cutting, which made it possible to pay debts and ensure stable development, were tackled.
    Sergei Yakovlev is a corresponding member of International Information Processes and Technologies Academy. In 1998 he defeated the thesis on the subject of "Technical and economic grounds of management decisions to develop new airborne missiles".
    Sergei Yakovlev, Candidate of Science (Economy), was decorated with Medals of the 300th Anniversary of the Russian Fleet, In Memory of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow and "Honorary Aircraft Constructor" badge.

Ivan D. Teslya
Chief engineer of Kaliningrad enginering plant "Strela" FSUE- "Zvezda-Strela" SRPC FSUE (1994-2000)
    Ivan D. Teslya was born on January 5, 1943 in Plugatar farmstead (Luganskaya region). Between 1961 and 1963 he studied at an engineering college in Kommunarsk (Luganskaya region), trained for a gas- and electro-welder. In the period of 1963-1965 he worked at a plant of building structures.
    In 1965 he entered the department of production technology of flying vehicles  of the Kharkov Aircraft Institute,  from which he graduated in 1969, trained for a production engineer. Then he was sent to work at experimental and design bureau of Kaliningrad Engineering Plant as an engineer-designer. Between 1968 and 1981 he held the post of test engineer, leading engineer of the design bureau, shop superintendent (shops 15 and 50). From 1981 till 1982 he was at the head of industrial and transport department of Kaliningrad Town Committee of CPSU. Then he worked as a secretary of the Party Committee of Kaliningrad production enterprise "Strela" till 1987.
    In February 1087 he was appointed deputy chief engineer, and in 1994  - as chief engineer of the plant. In September 1995 Ivan Teslya took the post of first deputy director-chief designer of "Strela" SRPC FSUE. In June 1996 he was appointed first deputy director general-designer general, engineering director - chief engineer of research and production center.
    In August 2000 he was appointed technical director of the State Research and Production Center, and in 2002  -  technical director of Bendersk engineering plant.
    Ivan Teslya was decorated with the Order of Services to the Fatherland First Grade, badges of "Honorary Aircraft Constructor" and "Advanced Worker of the 11th Five-year Period" and numerous medals for his successful work.

Yuri P. Galkin
Chief engineer of the State Unitary Enterprise "Zvezda-Strela" SRPC (2000-2001)
    Yuri P. Galkin was born on January 4, 1951 in Kaluga. In 1974 he graduated from Kuibyshev Aircraft Institute named after S.P. Korolev and was sent to Kaliningrad Engineering Plant. There he successively took posts of a leading production engineer in the chief technologist's department, head of engineering bureau in shop No. 50 and deputy shop superintendent. Since February 1987 he worked at the Second Office of the Ministry of Aircraft Industry .
   In February 1994 Yuri Galkin was transferred to the post of deputy chief engineer on technological re-equipment and reconstruction of the Federal Unitary Enterprise "Kalinigrad Engineering Plant "Strela." Then he worked as first deputy technical director, director of the Federal Unitary Enterprise, deputy technical director - chief production and test engineer.
    On August 1, 2000 Yuri Galkin was appointed chief engineer of the Federal Unitary Enterprise "Zvezda-Strela" SRPC.

Alexander P. Pastarnak
Chief engineer of the State Unitary Enterprise "Zvezda-Strela" SRPC - Tactical Missiles Corporation JSC (2001-2005)
    Alexander P. Pastarnak was born in 1951 Tabunschikovo farmstead (Rostov region). In 1978 he graduated from  Moscow High Technical College named after Bauman. Working at "Scientific and production association of applied mechanics" design bureau  (Krasnoyarsk-26), he successively took posts of an engineer, senior engineer, leading engineer, head of external economic relations department, deputy director general - financial director of the enterprise. During his work in Krasnoyarsk-26 Alexander Pastarnak filed documents for registration of his  twelve inventions.
    In 2001 Alexander Pastarnak was appointed chief engineer of the State Unitary Enterprise "Zvezda-Strela" SRPC. On October 1, 2001 he took the post of first deputy director-chief engineer of the enterprise. Starting from March 3, 2003 he worked as a chief engineer of Tactical Missiles Corporation JSC.
   Alexander P. Pastarnak was decorated with the USSR Inventor Badge, golden and silver medals of the USSR Exhibition of National Economic Achievements and For Military Courage medal.

Nickolai V. Polukhin
Deputy director general - Chief engineer of Tactical Missiles Corporation JSC (since 2005)
   
Having graduated from Moscow High Technical College named after N. Bauman in 1989, Nickolai Polukhin started working as a technologist at the S.P. Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia. He was promoted several times and finally appointed deputy operations manager. Then he worked as a chief technologist at  RSC Energia's Experimental Machine-building Plant, where he took part in many domestic rocket production projects.
   Nickolai Polukhin took a post of deputy director general