"Russification" SuperJet Will Cost Russia Another ₽15 Billion
In particular, the ministry is ready to pay 14.867 billion rubles. for research and development work on the SSJ program in the modification with the maximum import substitution of components and systems (code SSJ-NEW-2020). Work must be completed before December 15, 2021. The development of an updated aircraft is part of the state program “Development of the aviation industry for 2013–2025”.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian media confirmed the information on the financing of research work. “The contract will be concluded in December 2019 and will be designed for two years”, the ministry said.