Serial production of Russian WIG will start after 2015. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, said CEO CDB named Sergei Alexeyev Platonov. According to him, the concept of creating a Russian "WIG new generation" will be presented to the government until October 2010. Earlier, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said that there are plans to build a heavy-lift airfoil.
According to Platonov, the first phase of the resumption of production WIG in Russia will go to develop such machines displacement of 50, 100 and 600 tons. "This is a short term, within four to five years we will be able to go out on a prototype model. Prior to 2020, we plan to commence construction of airfoil with a displacement of 2.3 million tons", — quotes the director general of the CDB name Alexeyev RIA Novosti reported. Funding for the work has already begun and is financed through the state armaments program, the program of development of civil marine engineering and development of the military-industrial complex.
Future ships will be dual-use, and in the case of military conflict will be used by the Ministry of Defense of Russia. Finally Platonov said airfoil design is already underway. On one of the machines can be created to place 32 missile like "Club".
The fact that Russia will soon resume creation WIG, July 15, 2010 declared the head of the quality of the CDB name Evgeny Alekseev Myaleshka. According to him, the application of the Government to carry out the design and development work has already gone. Project work will last in 2011-2012, and after 2012 will stage development activities and the creation of a first prototype.