Proton-M Carrier Rocket Launches to Be Resumed in 3.5 Months … – Sputnik International

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) Rogozin’s statement comes as the engines of the second and third stages of the Proton-M carrier rockets have been recalled earlier at the Voronezh Mechanical Plant because of technical problems.

“The launches of Proton-M will be resumed within 3.5 months. Voronezh Mechanical Plant will receive economic aid for technical re-equipment,” Rogozin said on Twitter.

“All those guilty of technology and document substitution will be severely punished. Three Proton-M rockets will be dismantled. Engines of the second and third stages will be changed,” the deputy prime minster added.

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