Meeting with the State Duma deputies on Glonass system
On , in Moscow there was held a meeting with the Federal State Agency representatives and State Duma deputies from the Party United Russia. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the activity progress concerning renovation of the Global navigation system Glonass orbital constellation.
The participants of the Roscosmos delegation were the FSA Division head A.E. Shilov, Academician M.F. Reshetnev NPO PM General designer and General director N.A. Testoyedov and FSUE RNII KP General director-General designer Y. M. Urlichich. The parties have considered the technical and legal matters related to the orbital constellation renovation, the on ground equipment kitting-up and application. The financial issues were paid a special attention. At the same time, the participants of the meeting underlined the Glonass system significance with respect to high-tech development and provision of defense capacity of Russia.
The issues regarding the orbital constellation renovation and the Glonass system signals expansion for application, as well as for civil users, actually consolidated the State Duma deputies independently of their party belonging. Based on the meeting results the parties have agreed to arrange such discussions on regular basis.