Strela Production Association PO "Strela" Ulitsa Shevchenko, 26 460005, Orenburg, Russia Telephone: (011-7-35322) 5-71-00 Fax: (011-7-35322) 5-54-60 Telex: N/A Teletype: 144115 YASHMA
Constructed during World War II to produce military aircraft, Strela developed into a major builder of drones and cruise missiles for the Ministry of General Machine-Building. It has also produced the Ka-226. The light multipurpose Ka-226 helicopter was designed by Kamov Design Bureau for the Ministry for Emergency Situations of Russia The Ka-226 helicopter is developed as a two-engine modification of a single engine Ka-126 model. The helicopter can also transport underslung cargo of up to 1,300 kg weight and operate as a crane helicopter for construction-installation work. Total employment was about 10,000 in 1991.
Strela has also produced motor boats for civilian use for many years. Strela is producing vacuum cleaners and a number of appliances intended for rural residents, including mini-bakeries and meat-processing units, as well as motor boats, pressure stoves, automobile spare parts, automobile jacks, water tanks, aluminum fuel cans, TV antennas, cylinder locks, children's toys, furniture, garden tools.