Dmitry Rogozin: High risky and basic research in the field of defense will take the fund promising research

Dmitry Rogozin: High risky and basic research in the field of defense will take the Foundation for Advanced StudiesHigh-risk and basic research in the Russian defense industry will take Fund promising research — structure similar to the U.S. DARPA (the Office of promising research programs of the U.S. Defense Department), ITAR-TASS reported. This was said today on the sidelines of the SPIEF-2012 Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

"I think fund will take care of all high-risk and basic research in the field of defense, "- he said. According to the vice-premier, the funding will be determined by the fund during the economical cycle.

Deputy Prime Minister added that in the near future will be a meeting, which will open a discussion on the characteristics and activities of the fund.

Russian President Vladimir Putin in June has brought first to the State Duma a draft federal law "About the Foundation promising research. "Rogozin The President declared its official representative in the Chamber of the Federal Assembly of the bill.

Fund promising research will work in the interests of the military-industrial complex, but will be subject to the Government as a whole, not just the Defense Department, as ameriaknskaya DARPA. "We motivate breakthrough research not only for the needs of the Armed Forces, and other security structures of the country, namely, the Interior Ministry and the FSB," — explained earlier Rogozin.

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