On 7 August under terms of the agreement with Orbital АТК, two main constructions of 1 st stage of a launch vehicle “Antares” have been shipped from the enterprise to Nikolaev port to be delivered to the customer.
Approximate date of arrival to port of destination (port of Wilmington, Delaware, USA) is in the middle of September.
SE “PA UMZ named after A.M.Makarov” and company Orbital АТК negotiated the contract up to 2019. Under terms of the agreement YUZHMASH manufactures and supplies main construction of 1st stage of a launch vehicle “Antares”.
Main construction of 1st stage of a launch vehicle was designed by SE “DO Yuzhnoe” and manufactured at SE “PA UMZ named after A.M.Makarov”. Ukrainian enterprises like “Hartron-ARCOS”, “Hartron-Ucom”, “Chezara” and “Rapid” are also involved into cooperation under the project.
First demonstration launch of a LV “Antares” was on 22 April 2013. Nowadays five successful launches of the actual LV have been performed.
Next start is scheduled for november 2018.
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