The Government was instructed to follow through with amendments to legal acts concerning certain powers of the Government Commission on Import Substitution and rights of the Government related to purchases of defence industry enterprises’ civilian products by state customers, state corporations and companies with state participation.
Instructions for the Government also concerned various aspects of the defence industry companies’ operations related to the production of civilian goods, including simplifying the procurement process, co-financing R&D from the federal budget, several types of state support for the said companies, priority use of such products in construction, state-funded or otherwise state-supported upgrade and restructuring of industrial facilities and medical organisations.
Additionally, the Government was instructed to approve a development plan for the production of high-tech civilian products by defence industry enterprises for 2018−2019 that would specify the share of civilian goods in the total output.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Economic Development, with the involvement of the concerned organisations, were instructed to monitor the achievement of the goals of increasing the share of high-tech civilian and double-purpose products in the total output of defence industry enterprises.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade and Rostec state corporation, with the involvement of the concerned organisations, were instructed to oversee training programmes aimed at improving the defence industry enterprises’ competence in the promotion of their high-tech civilian products and increasing the demand.
The Finance Ministry and the Ministry of Industry and Trade were instructed to synchronise data in the state industrial information system with the data in the unified procurement information system – specifically, the data regarding high-tech civilian products.
The Ministry of Transport was instructed to consider matters related to reducing the maximum service life of passenger helicopters and assisting with the certification of civilian helicopters in other countries.