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Source: Russia resumes production of missiles "Roar" without Ukraine

Khrunichev center (part of the Federal space Agency) renew program is the production of light conversion rocket "Rokot" on the basis of shoot-alerting ballistic missiles RS-18 "Stiletto" (UR-100N utth), told RIA Novosti source in the space industry.

"The contract was signed between the Ministry of defense and the Khrunichev Center to resume the program," said the source.

Previously it was reported that the Khrunichev Center is developing a rocket "Rokot-2" with the Russian management system to replace the "Ukrainian" "Roar," in which the system is designed at the Kharkiv enterprise "Hartron". After the 2014 Ukraine stopped the supply of this equipment in Russia, making it difficult to conduct launches of the carrier, and he decided to give up.

"After consultation with the Department of defense new missile was called the "Rumble-M", - said the Agency interlocutor.

The Fund's "Roar" there have been 35 rockets launched into orbit 75 of the spacecraft for various purposes (including three launches from Baikonur). The program was completed by the start 27 December 2019. Then the rocket put into orbit communication satellites "Gonets-M".

As previously reported from the materials of the Khrunichev Centre at the disposal of RIA Novosti, the total cost of works on creation of the rocket "Rokot-2" will amount to 3.4 billion rubles. In particular, the development of the Russian system of management will require 690 million rubles, the creation of the upper stage "Briz-KM-2" and pre-production to production - 1,45 billion rubles, modernization of technical and launch complexes at Plesetsk - 450 million rubles to prepare and conduct the first launch - 750 million rubles.

The materials reported that up to 2028 under the program "Rumble-2" can be used for space launches more than four dozen shoot-alerting of Intercontinental ballistic missiles RS-18B.

In addition to Roskosmos and the defense Ministry "Roar" exploited by a joint venture of Russia and Europe, "EUROCAT" - Eurockot Launch Services GmbH, based in Bremen (Germany). This joint venture Ariane Group and the Center Khrunichev. In November 2018, the delegation of the Khrunichev Centre and the Ariane Group conducted in Europe, the negotiations on the implementation of the project "Roar-2".