<b>Igor Zhigan</b>
<br>Head of the Experimental Design Bureau

Igor Zhigan

Head of the Experimental Design Bureau
Born on October 05, 1956 in Ostrog, Rivne region of Ukraine.


1978 - graduated from the Minsk Higher Engineering Anti-Aircraft Missile School of Air Defense with a specialization in Radio Engineering Means.

1985 – graduated military course of the Marshal Leonid Govorov Air Defence and Radio Engineering Academy.

Professional activity

1985 - 1995 - served at the 10th State Research Ground of the Ministry of Defense in various research positions. Since 1991 – Head of laser weapons systems department.

1995 - 2001 – Head of the Department of Space Control Systems and Anti-Space Defense of the Moscow Military Institute of Radioelectronics Space Forces.

2001 - 2006 - Deputy General Director for Research and Testing work in "Raduga" GOSNIILTS RF" FSUE.

2006 - 2019 – Deputy Director of the Directorate of Advanced Projects, General Director-Chief Designer, Technical Director of "Kuntsevo" Design Bureau in Interstate Financial and Industrial Group "Defense Systems".

2020 – present - Head of the «Granat» Experimental Design Bureau of Polyus Research Institute.

Scientific activity

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor. Author of more than 200 scientific publications, including two monographs and 25 inventions. He is a scientific tutor of seekers and postgraduates. More than 30 PhD theses have been defended under his scientific supervision.


Laureate of the All-Russian competition "Engineer of the Year" in the category of "Laser Technology" (2003).

State and departmental medals.

Building 1, 3 Vvedenskogo St., Moscow,
117342, Russian Federation