19:50 GMT +3 hours30 July 2016
Live
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin

Russia Needs to Produce More Military Spacecraft - Deputy Prime Minister

© Sputnik/ Sergei Mamontov
Russia
Get short URL
02200

Russia has to expand production of military spacecraft, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday.

MOSCOW, August 5 (RIA Novosti) – Russia has to expand production of military spacecraft, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Tuesday.

"Firstly, we need to increase production of military-purpose spacecraft. This is one of defense priorities, ensuring the country’s security," Rogozin said.

Secondly, Russia needs high-tech spacecraft, which "will provide consumers in all regions of Russia with all types of communication, navigation, geodesy and cartography," according to the deputy prime minister.

Rogozin also said that the strategy of import substitution in the domestic production of spacecraft would mean Russia’s technological independence.

Tags:
spacecraft, Dmitry Rogozin
Community standardsDiscussion
Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
  • Сomment
Top stories