Putin increased the size of the grant for breakthrough defense technologies

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to increase the size of grants to scientists and designers for achievements in the creation of breakthrough defense technologies from 500,000 to 800,000 rubles.

The document, published on Monday on the official information and legal portal, said: “To determine the amount of scholarships in the amount of 800,000 rubles for each of the scientists, designers, technologists and other engineering and technical workers in institutions that carry out state defense.” orders, in exchange for their achievement of outstanding achievements in the field of advanced technical achievements and the design of modern weapons and military and special equipment in order to ensure the defense of the country and the security of the state.

In addition, scholarships for specialists and youth (up to 35 years old) for employees of enterprises fulfilling state defense orders have been increased from 350,000 to 500,000 rubles in exchange for a significant contribution to the implementation and design of breakthrough technologies.

Source: TASS