Ukrainian Manufacturer of Rockets for United States Purchased Aluminum in Russia
In accordance with it, the Russian company Alfa-Metal, registered in Moscow, must supply 88724 kg of aluminum rolled metal (88.7 tons) to Dnepropetrovsk (the current name is Dnipro, the documents have the old name). The amount of the contract is 110 million rubles. Delivery must be completed by December 31st.
Yuzhmash has entered into similar contracts with a Russian company since 2017. The contract of 2020 doesn't indicate the purpose of the metal. However, the 2019 contract stipulates that it should be used for the manufacture of Taurus II launch vehicles by the American company Orbital.