Russia criticized the new missiles, Yuzhmash

В России раскритиковали новые ракеты Южмаша

Carrier rocket Zenit-3SL

The Russians do not believe that the Ukrainian plant will be able to set up production engines.

In rocket-space Corporation Energy does not believe in the possibility of production of Ukrainian plant Yuzhmash launch vehicles for international projects Sea launch and Land launch.

“It is easier for them to fly on a broom than on a rocket without Russian engines,” – said in comments to Interfax General Director of RKK Energy, Vladimir Solntsev.

On the eve of the Pivdenmash announced the signing of a contract with the Russian company S7 Sea Launch for production and delivery of 12 carrier rockets Zenit.

This contract stipulates the manufacture of 12 boosters for use in Sea launch and Land launch. It was noted that the rockets need “for research and use of outer space for peaceful purposes within the framework of international space projects”.

The production of Zenit rockets on the capacity of Yuzhmash was suspended in 2014 due to financial problems the operators of the projects Sea launch and Land launch. Note that the upper stage block DM-SL for these missiles is designed and manufactured in the Russian RKK Energiya.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously the rocket engine Yuzhmash satellite launched by Google.