US and EU sanctions, which restrict the supply of microelectronics to Russia, create risks in the production of automatic spacecraft, according to the annual report of the Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) Energia, Interfax reports.
The company called the imposition of sanctions restricting the purchase of electronic components from leading manufacturers abroad as one of the most important factors determining for it the industry risks in the production of unmanned spacecraft.
The report also points to the emergence of new world players in the market for the production and launch of unmanned spacecraft in countries with high economic growth rates, such as China, India, Japan and “political instability in a number of developing countries that make up a potential market for products. and services ".
In February, RSC Energia's quarterly report stated that US and European sanctions risked limiting international cooperation in the corporation's work.