About

"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

Products

  • 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

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Going global

Professional Radio Communication

HF/MF/LF broadcasting


Management

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

Aleksei Zaikin

Chief Technology Officer

Zaikin was born on 19 July 1964 in Orenburg. He graduated with distinction from Orenburg Pedagogical State Institute with a degree in Physics.

In 1985, Zaikin joined the Comintern Scientific Production Association where he started as an engineer and worked his way up to the Head of the science and technology facility.

In 1998, he completed his postgraduate degree in the Russian Institute for Power Radioengineering (RIPR).

Zaikin specializes in transmitting antenna-feeder devices, radio communications and radio-wave propagation.

As a renowned research advisor, chief designer of several civil and military R&D Zaikin was bestowed with numerous state and ministerial awards.

Aleksei Zaikin