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Khrunichev to Participate in Paris Air Show

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Fri Jun 8, 2007 8:59 am
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Khrunichev Press Release:

Khrunichev Space Center is in its final stage of preparations for Paris Air Show 2007- the biggest aerospace exhibition set to run from 18 to 24 June, in Le Bourge, France.

Khrunichev’s showcase will be a major part of Russian aerospace industry exposition arranged this year under the auspices of Russian Space Agency and IASP, International Association of Space Activities Participants. Also, ten other Russian industry leaders will display their products within the framework of the exposition.

Participation in this aerospace exhibition is of especial significance for Khrunichev. This year exhibition marks the first time that Khrunichev will show its strongest ever exposition expanded to highlight and demonstrate a full range of products and services offered by its branches located in Moscow and other Russian cities.

Headquartered in Moscow, Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center accommodates three design bureaus (a Moscow – based “Salyut”, A.M.Isaev Chemical Engineering Design Bureau (also known as “Khimmash,” in Korolev, Moscow Region), Kovrov – based Armatura DB).In a move that made Khrunichev a pillar of Russia’s space industry, four state-run rocket and space enterprises were consolidated under its control recently, in February 2007. These are the Voronezh Mechanical Plant, A.M.Isaev Chemical Engineering Design Bureau (also known as “Khimmash,” in Korolev, Moscow Region), Moscow Enterprise for Equipment Configuration “Dlina” and Production Association “Polyot” (in Omsk).

The Khrunichev’s exposition is aimed at demonstrating unique experience of all its branches and divisions in aerospace research and technology, as well as at attracting more international partners. Khrunichev will show mock-ups of its renown space rockets (Proton M, Rockot, Cosmos 3M) and next –generation Angara launch vehicle family currently under development, as well as Breeze M upper stage, KazSat telecommunications system, Monitor E and Express 1, 2 spacecrafts, the Yakhta-based remote sensing spacecrafts, multipurpose light airplanes T-411 Aist AND T-207. These exhibits are expected to attract most attention from visitors.

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