Iran, Russia to cooperate in satellites, aircraft industry

TEHRAN, Aug. 25 (MNA) – Iran's VP for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari will visit Russia’s MAKS-2015 Airshow today for boosting Iran-Russia cooperation in fields of satellites and aircrafts.

Russia’s aerospace exhibition is held biennially in the Moscow town of Zhukovfsky in late August and this year it will be attended by about 40 countries in the field of space technology from August 25 -31.

More than 40 Iranian firms in the field of space technology will put on display their latest achievements in Russia’s MAKS-2015 aerospace exhibition.

Iranian companies, which enjoy a larger space in the fairground this year, are to present several indigenous systems and equipment including Safir and Simorgh satellite carriers, Rasad, Fajr, and Tolou satellites, a space probe rocket, the mock-up of Iranian spacecraft, and the bio-capsule containing living creatures.

In the previous edition 850 related companies from 40 countries attended the event of which 30 were Iranian.

Iran and Russia eye for boost of cooperation in fields of aircraft localization, developing space and defense systems and satellites.

Sattari is also scheduled to attend the First Supreme Council on Iran-Russia Technology Cooperation in Moscow on Wednesday.

In the negotiations, the Russian side will be represented by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

Sattari will also meet presidential advisor for science, head of Space Agency, and minister of industries and trade of Russian Federation.


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