Institute of Nuclear Physics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences will manufacture equipment for diagnostic systems of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). The corresponding agreement was signed on August 26 in Novosibirsk private institution "ITER-Center" (Russian Agency ITER) and the International Organization of ITER, reported in the "ITER-Center." Term of manufacturing equipment will be 5-7 years.
As explained by the director of the "ITER-Center" Anatoly Krasil'nikov, process development and manufacturing of the equipment will be "in constant interaction with partners from other countries." It is planned that in the current year to finance the work of the Institute of Nuclear Physics, will be allocated 50 million rubles. from the federal budget. Then, according to Krasil'nikov "amount may increase by several times."
Russian Federation within the framework of its obligations to deliver a total of nine diagnostic systems for ITER. Speaking on the implementation of the ITER project as a whole, Krasil'nikov noted that the timing of the completion of the reactor just can not be named because "the pace of manufacturing parts from each participating country are different." "Today, it is assumed that ITER will start in 2020," — he said, adding that the timing of the project "seems to be adjusted."