(1917-1981) Russian officer. First Commander of Plesetsk 1957-1962.
Finished World War II as a brigade commander. Scientific and academic positions in the early 1950's at military institutes and schools. Named first commander of a Soviet ICBM base, and led its construction near Plesetsk. From 1962, Deputy Commander, and from 1966, Commander of a Missile Army within the RVSN Strategic Rocket Forces. A First Deputy on the General Staf of RVSN from 1968. Later chaired the State Trials Commission for Almaz.
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RVSN Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Raketniye Voiska Stratigcheskovo Naznacheniya (Russian Strategic Rocket Forces), Russia. More...
Siddiqi, Asif A, The Soviet Space Race With Apollo, University Press of Florida, 2003.
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