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The Science and Engineering Council (SEC) at JSC “NPO Energomash” was established in November, 2015.  

The work of the SEC is regulated by the Regulations on the Science and Engineering Council of the Integrated Structure of JSC “NPO Energomash”. 

Vladimir Rachuk has been appointed Chairman of the Council.  

The SEC includes specialists from seven enterprises:  

  • JSC “NPO Energomash”;

  • KBKhA JSC, Proton-PM PJSC;

  • FSUE Fakel, FSUE NIImash;

  • The Voronezh Mechanical Plant branch of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center;

  • The Khimmash Engineering Design Bureau branch of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center;

  • As well as specialists in aerospace industry and science.


The primary tasks of the SEC are to examine the most important scientific and engineering, technological and manufacturing issues associated with creation of new rocket engines and improvement of existing ones; and to prepare proposals for establishing a unified technical policy in the field of developing IT for application in engine development and design.

In order to perform its assigned tasks, the SEC analyzes the scientific and technical level of the rocket engines to be developed, compares them with their foreign analogues, and develops recommendations to provide domestic engine building with a competitive advantage. Additionally, this new body analyzes the research-and-development activity of the Federal Space Program and the Federal Target Programs related to engines, in order to evaluate the potential and advisability of JSC “NPO Energomash” taking part in them.

Other tasks of the SEC are:

  • Examining the draft designs for development of new rocket engines;

  • Examining and developing proposals related to the use and development of experimental and test facilities;

  • Expert review of newly-developed projects and programs.