Votkinsky power plant producing missiles "Iskander", do not give the ability to rapidly increment production to accommodate these missiles in the Kuban region, the Baltics and Belarus in response to the deployment of U.S. missile defense units near Russian borders, said Ruslan Pukhov, a military expert, member of the Public Committee followers Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in an interview to "Interfax-AVN."
"If the plans to deploy missile" Iskander "in the Krasnodar region, the Baltic States and Belarus correspond to reality, then for their implementation is necessary to build a new plant for these missiles have been plant Votkinsk likely not cope with the additional production ", — said Pukhov.
He said that the Votkinsk plant is now the state defense order made rockets of various types, in which the set of "yars" — intercontinental ballistic rocket, "Mace" — a strategic rocket sea-based, and "Iskander" — operational-tactical rocket.
"Big" diverse nature "missile has a negative impact on performance. Therefore, if we want our answer to the missile near the borders of the Russian Federation to the operational and not extended in time, you need to do new plant, "- said the expert.
He noted that this creation can be created in one of the company towns. In most of them there are significant difficulties in the workplace due to stop production. "President Dmitry Medvedev, as you know, concerned about the state of the company towns" — said Pukhov.
According to a professional to that of a city "breathe life", give jobs to people who could be do new rocket creation.
"This city could be, for example, Vyatskie Glade in the Kirov region" — said Pukhov.