Chairman of the Board of the criminal code “Rosnano” Anatoly Chubais held at the Gaidar forum expressed the view that in 10 years all passenger transport and some military vehicles will be drones. According to Chubais, Russia will create its own high-tech brand and will take a leading place in the production of drones.
The head of state Corporation declared that in the nearest future Russia will take a leading position in the field of unmanned vehicle technologies. According to Chubais, not 30-50, and in 10 years will drive the cars without drivers and to fly the drones. Recall that currently drones are used only in military aviation.
A statement, as reported Bloknot, Chubais made during a speech at the panel discussion “Future impossible” in part VII of the Gaidar forum. Today is the third day of the forum. “Russia, given the capacity that we have in the IT field, you may take the right place in this developing industry, I don’t think it’s outrageous challenge?” – said the head of “RUSNANO”.
Chubais said that Russia will create its own brand in the field of global high technology. He recalled that even now the volume of Russian exports in the IT market is $6 billion According to the head of “Rosnano”, one of the major technological breakthroughs should be the production of advanced materials, particularly carbon nanotubes.
At the end of last year, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with the General Director of the rostec Corporation stated that achieving results in the creation of an unmanned vehicle will be very important. He noted that in conditions where leading IT companies are working on driverless cars, Russia should not stay aside.
Apple, according to rumors, really works on your own car. This is, in particular, says active recruitment of specialists from the automotive industry, as well as hints from the company itself. Team of employees working on Project Titan, now employs 600 people. According to reports, Apple’s management decided to significantly accelerate the pace of development to produce cars in 2019, not 2020.
In early October, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said that Russia will seek to present to the world football championship 2018 your self-driving car. If these plans get implemented, the car will be released sooner than the hypothetical Apple Car.