NPO Lavochkin (also called Lavochkin Research and Production Association or shortly Lavochkin Association, LA) is a Russian aerospace company. It is a major player in the Russian space program, being the developer and manufacturer of the Fregat upper stage, as well as interplanetary probes such as Phobos Grunt.Source Lavochkin at Wikipedia.org.
The company was founded in 1937 as the Lavochkin Aircraft Design Bureau (OKB-301) was a Soviet aircraft design bureau (OKB), now defunct, named for its head designer, Semyon Lavochkin. It gained distinction for its family of piston-engined fighter aircraft during World War II, and later shifted to missile designs. The bureau was closed in 1960 upon its head designer's death, but was later re-opened as the NPO Lavochkin to work on interplanetary probe designs for Luna sample return program, the Lunokhod program, Vega program, Phobos program etc.Source Lavochkin at Wikipedia.org
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