Sverdlovsk Regional Tribunal on Friday, May 18, sentenced in respect of an employee of the defense enterprise Alexander Gniteeva, who was accused of divulging the hidden disk imaging on a rocket "Mace". Gniteev found guilty of" treason and espionage "and sentenced to eight years in prison severe regime, reports ITAR-TASS.
According to RIA announcements, Gniteeva tried for the transfer of "foreign intelligence information about the latest developments in the field of arms that make up the municipal secret." In addition to imprisonment, the court declared Gniteevu fine of 100 thousand rubles.
Earlier it was reported that Gniteev worked at the center, which is developing in the middle of the rest of the management systems of strategic missiles. According to unofficial data, the referenced "Komsomolskaya Pravda", deals with the research and production association "Automation" in Yekaterinburg. The employee DIC on disk imaging publications, gave foreigners copies of drawings of the 1st of the devices launch and received a 50 thousand dollars.
According to "Interfax", Gniteeva business was conducted under the supervision of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, the tribunal over it was closed. The verdict is not yet in force and may be appealed.
Solid- rocket "Mace"Designed to accommodate nuclear submarines of" Northwind. "Is expected"Mace"Will go on armament Russian Navy in autumn 2012 and will strengthen the Russian naval component of the nuclear triad.