Russia will invest into own GNSS modules production

Vice premier minister Dmitry Rogozin signed a mandate to produce all GLONASS supporting equipment using only Russian electronic components. “Russia spends a lot of money from a budget to build and support GLONASS satellites but purchasing GNSS modules from China at the same time”, as Mr. Rogozin admitted.

On the eve government arranged a meeting with a private Russian manufacturers of electronic components. By the end of this conversation was decided to establish an Interdepartmental Working Group, which will create a “road map” for own GLONASS modules production.