JSC "TAM" - Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing
JSC “TAM” - Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing was established on December 15, 1941. At the start of the World War II, Taganrog(Russia) and Sevastopol (Ukraine) aviation plants were evacuated in Tbilisi. Soon after the evacuation TAM began production of its first fighter aircraft LaGG-3. During the World War II, the plant had also been manufacturing La-3 and Yak-3 type fighter aircrafts for the Soviet Air Force. At this time TAM was the only supplier of the fighter aircrafts for the Caucasian Front.