"Russian Institute for Power Radioengineering", the first such company in Russia, is the leading designer of high quality radio communications, broadcasting and data transmission equipment for professional use.

The company offers integrated solutions starting with research, preproduction design and initial testing to manufacturing, maintenance, operation and modernisation.

RIPR is the only company in Russia and one of the few in the world whose unique expertise allows it to design and develop modern high power radio transmitting complexes. Our scientific innovations in the field of radio engineering are widely recognised.

RIPR, part of TIRA Corporation, is based in St Petersburg. It incorporates several research laboratories and provides opportunities for completing postgraduate studies with its own Scientific Council.

Business segments

  • Research and preproduction design for knowledge-intensive industry
  • Repair, restoration and modernisation works
  • Installation, commissioning, support and warranty services
  • Development of system and application software
  • Consulting services


  • Military and civil transmitting/transceiving complexes both stationary and mobile
  • Automated operator workplaces

  • HF and MF antennae

  • Turnkey transceiving radio centres and aircraft landing systems

  • Communication equipment for inland waterway transport, maritime transport and Navy
  • ULF, ELF and VLF radio transmitting sets, dedicated power plants intended for communications with deeply submerged objects
  • ULF and ELF radio equipment for geological and geophysical survey
  • High capacity power supply units
  • Cathodic protection systems

Going global

Professional Radio Communication

HF/MF/LF broadcasting


Igor Pestovsky

Managing Director

Igor was born on 25 March 1969 in the town of Korkino, Chelyabinskaya oblast'. In 1991, he graduated from Leningrad Higher Military Engineering School of Signals with a degree in radio communications. He served in the army in the Far Eastern Military district as a radio system engineer.

In 1996, he graduated from the engineering school of S. M. Budyonny Military Academy of the Signal Corps majoring in military radio design and production management.

From 1986 up to 2019, Pestovsky served in the Russian Armed Forces. He had risen through the ranks, starting as a chief engineer assistant and ending up as chief of a military representative office.

He was appointed RIPR JSC general manager in March 2020.

Retired Colonel, PhD in Technical Sciences, Honourable Radio Operator.

Igor Pestovsky

Sergey Lobov

Deputy Director for Research

  • born on February 2, 1955 in the town of Bui, Kostroma region
  • graduated from Popov Higher Naval Academy of Radio Electronics (1972-1977), attended Special Higher Navy Officer Training Course (1980-1981), Admiral Kuznetsov Naval Academy (1988-1991) and completed Postgraduate studies at the Naval Academy (1991-1994)

  • served in the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation from 1977 to 2008
  • since 2008 has been working at the Russian Institute of Power Radio Engineering 

  • PhD in Military Sciences (1994)
  • Doctor of Technical Sciences (2008)

Sergey Lobov is the author of more than 100  papers on scientific research and methodology and holder of more than 60 patents.

He received several prestigious awards including the Military Merit Medal, the Honorary Title of Honoured Worker of Communications of the Russian Federation and the badge of Honorary Radio Operator of the Russian Federation.

Sergey Lobov