- Previously named the
"State Technical Commission."
Renamed the "Main Technical Commission" by Presidential
Edict No. 867 of 17 May 2000
(Rossiyskaya Gazeta, 20 May 00).
- [Subordinate to RF PRESIDENT]
- "A special government
agency, responsible for protection from technical means of foreign
intelligence collection. . . ."
(Versiya, 24 April, 2001).
"The State Technical Commission under the Russian Federation
President is not an intelligence service in the customarily accepted sense
of the word. It was created by Russian Presidential Edict No. 9, dated January 5, 1992, as a permanently
operating organ of state rule and is responsible for guaranteeing the
protection of information that is an official and state secret, for
preventing its loss through technical channels, and for counteracting
foreign technical intelligence services on Russian
But the main thing that characterizes the Russian State Technical
Commission is the fact that it is a collegial organ which is made up of
ministers, chairmen of state committees, and first deputies (deputies) of these
leaders. There are a total of 23 people" (Nezavisimoye Voyennoye
Obozreniye, No 3, 25-31 Jan 97 p 1).]
Chairman was --- YASHIN, Yuriy Alekseyevich, Gen Army Appointed 1992,
(Krasnaya Zvezda 12 Aug 95 p 4).
(Moscow Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye in Russian No 3, 25-31
Jan 97 p 1). BIOGRAPHICAL
INFORMATION, YASHIN: born on February 12, 1930 in Leningrad. Artillery
school cadet in 1947 and later commander of a gun platoon. Assigned to Kapustin Yar Range in 1950.
"completed the command
and engineering faculty of the Dzerzhinskiy Military Academy (with a gold medal) by correspondence, and the General Staff Academy. Commanded a test unit, a formation, a range,
and a combined missile formation. A specialist in the field of rocket building and information science.
In 1981 was First Deputy Commander of the Strategic Missile Troops. USSR Deputy Minister of Defense in 1989. Appointed chairman of the State
Technical Commission under the Russian Federation President in 1992. Doctor of technical sciences, professor,
USSR State Prize laureate, and
author of over 50 scientific works. Vice President of the Russian Engineering
Academy. At a
general meeting of the Russian Engineering
Academy in May
1994 elected head of the newly established military-technical direction." Member of the Academy of Cosmonauts imeni Tsiolkovskiy, and the Russian Academy of Missile and Artillery Sciences. (Moscow
VOORUZHENIYE, POLITIKA, KONVERSIYA
in Russian No 2 (5), 1994 (signed to press
27 Oct 94) pp 4-7). (Moscow Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye in
Russian No 3, 25-31 Jan 97 p 1).]
First Deputy Chair --- BELYAYEV, Yevgeniy
Anatolyevich , Col-Gen , (RIA MILITARY NEWS BULLETIN Vol. VII, No. 10
(82) October, 1998). (agentura.ru, (downloaded) 29 Jan 01).
- [BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, BELYAYEV: “born on 3 June 1938 in the town of Novomoskovsk, Tula Region, graduated from the Kiev Higher School
of Radio Engineering of the Air Defense Force in 1959. He served at the
Balkhash testing range, in the missile defense group of the Moscow Air
Defense District, in the research-technical committee of the General
Staff, worked for the Head of Armaments, the General Staff, and the State
Technical Commission under the Russian President. On September 4,
1992 he was appointed
First Deputy Chairman of the State Technical Commission under the
President of the Russian Federation. He holds the title of Merited Military
Specialist of the Russian Federation.(RIA MILITARY NEWS BULLETIN Vol. VII,
No. 10 (82) October, 1998).]
Deputy Chair --- KALANDIN, Arnol'd Petrovich(agentura.ru,
(downloaded) 29 Jan 01).
Deputy Chair --- SUKHANOV, Vladimir Ivanovich (agentura.ru, (downloaded)
29 Jan 01).
Deputy Chair --- SOKOLOV, Vladimir Ilich (agentura.ru,
(downloaded) 29 Jan 01).
Main Scientific-Technical Directorate
- (agentura.ru, (downloaded)
29 Jan 01).