A Russian aerospace and defense company that designs and manufactures military, commercial and experimental aircraft.

A Russian aerospace and defense company founded in 1922 by Andreï Tupolev. The company designs and manufactures military, commercial and experimental aircraft.

Tupolev started out as a research group to equip the Soviet military with metal-body aircraft. It produced over 18,000 planes for the USSR since its foundation.

Since the end of the Cold War, Tupolev has done research on aircraft operations using alternative fuels.