MOSCOW (Armenpress) — The chief designer of Russia’s multifunctional fighter-bomber Sukhoi-34, Rollan Martirosov, died at 84, on February 28, a source in the aircraft building industry told TASS.
Martirosov was born in Moscow on October 6, 1935. He joined the Sukhoi design bureau in 1959 after graduation from the Ordzhonikidze Moscow Aviation Institute. He rose up the career ladder from engineer to chief designer.
Martirosov was integral in designing many Sukhoi planes, including Sukhoi-24 and Sukhoi-24M.