Rusnano invests in aspherical optics for satellite surveillance systems

Rusnano invests in aspherical optics for satellite surveillance systemsRusnano, Russia?s nanotech giant, has announced plans to invest $1.5m in an upgrade of aspherical optical element production for a range of uses, including satellite surveillance systems.

The board of directors at Rusnano, Russia?s nanotech giant, announced earlier this week that the company has plans to invest $1.5m in an upgrade of Moscow-based aspherical optical element production for a range of uses, including satellite surveillance systems. The board also adopted changes to conditions for Rusnano?s participation in this investment project, which stemmed from ?the [unspecified] co-investor?s failure to fulfill the terms of the initial agreement, and from the need to broaden the assortment of goods.? Back in 2008, the aspherical optical element project was the first to be approved by the then newly-established government-owned firm, known as Rosnanotech State Corporation at that time. ?The investment will expand current production of interferometers, instruments for measuring and controlling the quality of optical elements, and will enable the development of manufacturing complexes for making precision machine tools and aspherical optics in collaboration with the largest Russian companies specializing in this area,? Rusnano underscored[/unspecified]...