Part of state Corporation rostec Sergey Chemezov will enter JSC “design Bureau “Salut” and JSC “MTU “Altair”. The decision was taken at a government meeting about the project of privatisation on 22 December last year under the chairmanship of the first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov. A copy of the minutes of the meeting is available .
Earlier, the representative of Shuvalov, commenting on the outcome of the meeting, confirmed the orders that were contained in the Protocol. In a press-service of Rostec confirmed that the issue of transfer of “Altair” and “Salute” it worked out.
As follows from the document, the proposal to transfer the “assistance” was received from the Ministry of communications and mass communications (Ministry of communications), and Shuvalov supported him. The representative of Shuvalov’s reasons for transferring “Salute” and “Altair” “Rostec” is not explained. The communications Ministry declined to comment.Companies to provide operational comment could not.
Now “salute” and “Al” are on balance of Rosimushestvo, and before that as a Federal state unitary enterprises included in the system of the Ministry of communications.
“Salute” is engaged in the development and implementation of automated control systems and communications for the enterprises of the Ministry of defense
Among other things, Salyut produces mobile systems maintenance and operational Troubleshooting of communications equipment. The company works primarily with the defense Ministry and other law enforcement agencies. So, for the needs of the strategic Missile forces (RVSN) in the design Bureau developed kits for systems operators, technical support and communication.
“Altair” is a complex installation and commissioning works, as well as the maintenance and repair of special communication systems.
The company has a branch at the cosmodrome “Baikonur”, as “salute”, performs work in the interests of the defense Ministry and the Main Directorate of special programs of the President of Russia (the Department is responsible for the transfer of the presidential administration and other authorities to work in wartime). In addition, Altair has performed contract work at the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana in South America, where the company was engaged in the installation and commissioning of telemetry systems.
According to base “SPARK-Interfax”, the proceeds of the “Salute” at the end of 2015 amounted to 158 million rubles, “Altair” according to the same period earned 579 million
In “assistance” said that the accession is due to the intention of the Corporation to increase the production of our own products and to expand its presence in promising markets. “Involvement in the technological production cycle of competence of MTU “Altair”, which will be included in the circuit of JSC “Concern “Automatic”, meets the strategic objectives of the cluster and of the Corporation as a whole”, — told in “Assistance”.
In December 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the transfer of “Rostec” 100% of shares of JSC “Uralvagonzavod”, which produces tank “Armata”, and in November of 2016, the Ministry of industry and trade made a proposal to transfer Rostec five largest manufacturers of equipment for warships and submarines.
The extension of “Rostec” should be evaluated in two ways, says the Director of program for conventional arms at the PIR Center Vadim Kozyulin. On the one hand, says the expert, many enterprises joining the Corporation provides additional resources, without which their further development is in question. The same “Uralvagonzavod”, gives the example of PIR center consultant, have managed to accumulate a large debt, coming into the state Corporation will protect from bankruptcy.
“On the other hand, increase bureaucratic costs, decisions on operational matters are made much more slowly, — said the expert.