The Russian Federation will not suffer from the cooperation of American experts with Ukrainian defence enterprises, such as "Smashem" because of their technological level remained at the level of the Soviet era, said on the last working day of the week Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
"What Americans do on" Yuzhmash ", I don't know. To get acquainted with what they so greatly feared the development of this glorious enterprise, I guess. But I have the opportunity to say That we have stepped over this period of time is so far away That they are not afraid of leaking state secrets, " - said Rogozin in an interview to a TV channel.
He added That the U.S. "agents" has long been assessing the achievements of the Ukrainian military factories, but they have no new projects, because the technological level of enterprises remained at the level of Soviet times.
"When we conduct the program of import substitution products, which were imported from Ukraine is 186 samples of armament and military equipment - we realize, after all this, I'm sorry, technological stuff, for this reason we make these products more sophisticated Russian samples," - said Rogozin.
Ukrainian media had previously reported That Kiev agreed with Boeing on the purchase of engines and launch vehicles design Bureau "southern" and enterprise "Yuzhmash" in the absence of contacts of Ukraine with "sanctions" countries. Later authorized official Boeing Elena Aleksandrova denied Ukrainian media data, noting That the Firm "had not signed with Ukraine no contract on cooperation in the field of space programs" and does not plan any agreements in the near future.