YUZHMASH had got received the requests from the media to confirm or refute the fact of negotiating with China about the restructuring of the lunar lander module and the possible transfer of the project documentation, also about any other negotiations with China, including the topics mentioned in the article on technology transfer and assistance in the organization production of rocket and space technology and its individual components, after the publication (https://goo.gl/23Azw1) on the website of the authoritative publication Popular Mechanics of the article "Long Abandoned Soviet Tech Might Help China Land on the Moon".
In this connection, YUZHMASH declares that it has not
participated in any negotiations with
The principal position of YUZHMASH is as follows.
At the same time, any transfer of technology to other
countries for the organization of production of rocket and space technology is,
in the opinion of YUZHMASH, inexpedient, as it objectively narrows the market
Aware of its responsibility, YUZHMASH have not participated, does not participate and will not participatet in any cooperation involving the transfer of potentially dangerous technologies outside Ukraine.
YUZHMASH considers the production of rocket and space technology on the territory of Ukraine with its subsequent use in projects and programs with obviously peaceful purposes an acceptable alternative.
Department of Marketing Communications of YUZHMASH
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