The public corporation JSC "Dolgoprudnenskoe Design Bureau of Automatics” - is the only state-owned company in Russia engaged in the development and creation of dirigibles, aerostats, as well as special-purpose systems.

DDBA main activity lines:

  • research and development of advanced trendsetting aeronautic engineering complexes including dirigibles, free-flying and tethered aerostats, as well as development of structural film, fabric-film materials, ground maintenance and electricity transmission on board systems to meet challenges of aerial reconnaissance, electronic warfare, communication relay, radar surveillance, educational and training activities;
  • development and production of fire alarm devices and systems installed on board airplanes and helicopters, sea ships and river boats, as well as in pumping compressor stations of the company Gazprom Russia enterprises;
  • development and production of soft structures for special purposes.

DDBA retains its leading position in the development and manufacture of soft structures for rocket engineering and space technology. The enterprise key production units are specialized following the technological principle and are provided with special technological equipment to ensure production of items assigned by the Ministry of Defense program.

Since 2012, after change of the ownership form, the company DDBA became a part of JSC “Vega Radio Engineering Corporation”, the policy of which is in the mainstream of strengthening the defense-industrial sector of the country. In 2014, the concern joined the State Corporation “Rostekhnologii with the aim to increase effectiveness of its activities.