In anticipation of the International Arctic forum, the Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov spoke about the development of the Arctic transport system of Russia, including the creation of a single protected information and telecommunication system of the transport complex in the Arctic.
Among others, the Minister was asked the question: "what is the purpose of a unified protected information and telecommunication system of the transport complex of the Arctic zone? What will be its functions?"
Maxim Sokolov said, "This is our most important area of work for today. Reliable information and navigation environment is the basis for the safe and efficient operation of the transport complex of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
...Priority for the new system will function comprehensive cartographic, hydrometeorological, navigation and communication ensuring cargo and passenger transportation by all modes of transport in the Arctic zone. While national sovereignty providing all types of information and navigation services is a priority. We orientirueshsya on the resources of domestic satellite systems and platforms "Gonets", "Meridian", GLONASS, and other..."
Thus, the Minister noted the importance of using the services of the system "Gonets" for the development of protected information and telecommunication system of the transport complex in the Arctic.
Minister of transport M. Yu. Sokolov