NIIMA PROGRESS JSC JOINED GLONASS UNION
NIIMA Progress joint-stock company became a part of GLONASS Union, Federal network operator in the sphere of navigation activities.
The area of joint interests of GLONASS Union and NIIMA Progress JSC is to ensure technological independence of the Russian microelectronics with the use of GLONASS technologies.
"We are planning joint work with NIIMA PROGRESS on existing projects in transport, including ERA-GLONASS, Plato, online-tachographs, usage-based insurance. Also within the scope of our cooperation, there are new promising areas, which include the development and standardization of navigation and communication equipment for high-precision navigation, V2Х technology, unmanned vehicles in aviation and automotive industry", – said Alexander Gurko, the President of GLONASS Union.
"Combining our competencies will contribute to the active development of international cooperation with the EEU countries, China and India on the development and creation of navigation module", - mentioned Alexander Gurko.
In turn, Vasily Shpak, the Director General of NIIMA Progress JSC, said that the entry of the Company in the Union will give a powerful impetus to the further development of the domestic microelectronics industry, which contributes to solving problems of import substitution in the industry as a whole.
In addition, according to Vasily Shpak, this step will allow to consolidate efforts of all stakeholders in the implementation of government programmes for the development of micro and radio electronics of Russia.