NPO "Energomash" is ready to quickly re-start the production of engines for Russian-Ukrainian carrier rocket " Zenit ", which are used in the project " Sea launch ", said General Director Igor Arbuzov.
"The company is ready to begin production of the RD-171 engines, if they receive the order. No technological challenges for rapid deployment of production at NPO "Energomash" no " – Arbuzov was quoted by the news Agency. Remember, yesterday, the group S7 has signed a contract involving the purchase of Sea launch, first controlled by the Russian RSC Energia. Co-owner S7 Vladislav Filev said that "Zenit" will remain the main carrier of the project-the first 15-20 runs. Just over fifteen years, according to his statement, it is planned to implement up to 70 launches." Sea launch " – international commercial project for the creation and operation space-rocket complex Sea embed. The eponymous Firm was established in 1995. From 1999 to 2014, there were 36 launches of "Zenith" From a floating platform " Odyssey ".