Former General Director of the Dnipropetrovsk Yuzhny machine-building plant. Makarov (2006 and 2013) Victor Dandy said that the Refusal of Roscosmos from the procurement of the launch vehicle "Zenit" ? the problem of survival not only of plant And KB Yuzhnoye, This is a problem in General rocket industry of Ukraine.
"The rejection of this program is the Loss of about 50 thousand Jobs in Ukraine (including related companies). This is a problem not only of plant And CB " southern ". This is the problem of Ukraine. And it sounds like this: to be or not to be a rocket industry", said the former Director of the company, reports a news Agency. According to Dandy, "Zenit" - This is one of the main programs of Yuzhmash. In General, the volume accounted for 70% of the production." At the same time, drew the attention of the Dandy, about 60-70% was produced in cooperation with Russia. Starting from the metal And to the engine management system. Today analogues such machine in the world ". In General, however, the last time the interaction of the enterprise with Russia fell " Almost 100% ", he said. Loss of applications leads to irreversible loss of technology And experts drew the attention of a specialist. In order to preserve the unique potential of the industry, you need to download power Yuzhmash." Must be the state programme of development of industry And the state, said the Dandy.- in the same state defense order, announced by the government, Yuzhmash has got nothing ". Before the official authorized Roscosmos Igor Burenkov said that the Agency will no longer buy rocket " Zenit ", produced at the Dnepropetrovsk Yuzhmash. According to him, "Zenith" ordered will not, and those satellites, which was planned to run through them, will be delivered to orbit using the latest media Angara family." Our industry right now completed the development of modern missiles, which provides the ability to perform any task, And we decided that there is no reason to buy missiles at Ukraine, " he said. In April of last year, the head of Roscosmos Oleg Ostapenko said that he sees no reason to count on "Zenith" in connection with the situation in Ukraine." while the situation in Ukraine is not fully stabilized, to bet on the carrier rocket "Zenit" makes no sense, but time will tell how it will develop, " he said then.