Foundation for Advanced Studies of Russian Federation Develops More Than 20 Projects
Foundation for Advanced Studies, the Russian equivalent of the American Darpa, has more than 20 projects for the Ministry of Defense, the deputy head of the military department Pavel Popov said in an interview with the newspaper “Red Star”.
Ministry of Defense and the Foundation for Advanced Studies cooperate in the creation of fundamentally new and modernization of existing weapons and military equipment.
“First of all, the Ministry of Defense is interested in cooperation with the Fund in the sphere of military-technical, physical and technical research, as well as in information technology. We already organized a work on support of more than 20 projects of the Foundation, which are conducted in the interests of the military. This is the result achieved for less than a year,” Popov said.
The deputy minister recalled that in August this year it was approved a concept of formation of scientific and technical basis for the creation of promising weapons and military equipment.