TSAMTO , May 13. Russia starting from June 1 to suspend the work of 11 satellite earth stations of GPS navigation system on its territory. On this, as the ” RIA Novosti ” reports, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said .
Russia still continues to create its own global navigation system GLONASS. According to Rogozin , the U.S. refused to place on its territory the station of GLONASS for signal correction .
” On June 1, we’ll stop the work GPS stations», – Dmitry Rogozin said.
At the same time, according to Rogozin , the Russian side is ready to negotiate with the U.S. on equal cooperation . However, if during the summer of this year, the negotiations came to nothing , on September 1, GPS stations in Russia will be permanently discontinued .
Furthermore , as stated by Dmitry Rogozin , Russia , in response to the U.S. sanctions may suspend the delivery of rocket engines RD-180 and SC- 33 to the U.S., the agency said .
According to him, “we will proceed from realities . We can not continue to supply engines RD -180 , if they are not used by the United States for civilian purposes , and will not be able to continue routine maintenance work on engines that have been set in the United States . ”
As recalled , ” RIA Novosti ” , currently RD- 180 manufactured by NPO “Energomash” are supplied to U.S. for use on heavy rocket ” Atlas 5 “, by which the satellites, including military satellites, are brought to orbit.
In addition, Russia may terminate the supply in the United States the rocket engines NK-33 production of “Kuznetsov ” , which are used on launch vehicles “Antares” .