9 SPACECRAFT (SC) "Gonets-M" have been contracted for production . In his interview for TASS General Director of the JSC "ISS" Nilolay Testoedov said: "At the end of this year we are going to get the first transmitters and begin to mount these satellites <...> We plan to produce six of them in 2019 and three in 2020".
The planned production of satellites will provide regular replenishment of the orbital group of the multifunctional personal satellite communication system "Gonets-D1M" and its functioning with regular 12 SC. In one launch 3 SC are deployed.
SPACECRAFT "Messenger-M" on the stocks in the folded position