Rogozin: Russia will stop financing GLONASS

Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin at a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin said that Russia has since 2018 ceased state financing of the GLONASS joint-stock company. It is reported Online The Kremlin.

“Since this year, we have stopped public funding, because this organization has switched to self-sufficiency. This is very important, underscores the success of the policy of commercializing the opportunities that Russian orbital systems create, “Rogozin said.

He also said that he considers it technically possible to combine ERA-GLONASS, Safe City and Sistema-112 systems.

As noted, Putin supported this initiative.

Earlier, Rogozin said that the launch of the GLONASS satellites after 2021 will be carried out on a new launch vehicle “Angara”.

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