Russia's Roscosmos Reveals Cost of Angara Heavy-Lift Rocket for Defence Ministry

0

“The contract for several rockets of this type was signed, as part of the research and development work, at a price below 5 billion rubles for one rocket. This is significantly lower than the starting price that some media outlets refer to,” a Roscosmos representative said.

Earlier in the day, financial reports of the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center revealed that the cost stands at 7 billion rubles and will be reduced to 4 billion rubles when the production is transferred to Omsk.

The high cost of the Angara-A5 rocket is explained by the fact that the assembly is performed in two cities, Moscow and Omsk, and is also due to the one-off production, the representative of the space corporation added.


©
Sputnik / Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

Sputnik News

South Africa Today – World News – Russia

Disclaimer: The views of authors published on South Africa Today are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of South Africa Today. By viewing, visiting, using, or interacting with SouthAfricaToday.net, you are agreeing to all the provisions of the Terms of Use Policy and the Privacy Policy.