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Yury Ivanovich Borisov

Yury Ivanovich Borisov on May 7, 2018 was nominated for the post of Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, overseeing the development of the military-industrial complex. Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on May 18, 2018 appointed him to the post of Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

Yury Ivanovich Borisov was born on December 31, 1956 in the city of Vyshny Volochek, Kalinin region (now - Tver region). He graduated from the Kalinin Suvorov Military School (1974), Pushkin Higher Command School of Radio Electronics of Air Defense (1978) and Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov. Lomonosov Moscow State University (1985). From 1978 to 1998 he served on officer posts in the Armed Forces of the USSR, the Russian Federation.

Doctor of Technical Sciences, he was awarded the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, IV degree, the Order of Alexander Nevsky, the Order of Honor, the Order of Service for the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the III degree and a number of medals. Laureate of the State Prize named after Marshal G.K. Zhukov. He is married, and has two sons.

From 1998 to 2004 he was Director General of Closed Joint Stock Company "Scientific and Technical Center" Module". After dismissal from military service in the reserve from 1998 to 2004, from July 2004 to October 2007 he was Head of the Department of Radio Electronics and Management Systems of the Federal Agency for Industry. Since October 2007 he served as Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Industry.

Since July 2008 - Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. Since March 2011 - First Deputy Chairman of the Military-Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation. By Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of November 15, 2012 appointed Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation. In this post he is responsible for military and technical support and military-technical policy of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, for the creation, development and modernization of weapons, military and special equipment. Under the authority of the Deputy Minister, there are departments: armaments, to secure state defense order and state order placement, as well as five departments and a technical inspection of the Ministry of Defense.

Since June 5, 2013 he was also the chairman of the military-technical committee under the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS. He is a member of the Board of Directors of OJSC Uralvagonzavod and the United Aircraft Corporation.

Borisov got "under the skin" of the FSB of the Russian Federation after he initiated a case of disclosure of information containing state secrets, including a TV show of the secret torpedo "Status 6". Its main figure was the first deputy defense minister Yuri Borisov, who had the imprudence to look through a folder with secret information from journalists. It was very unusual for him to find such a role.

According to experts, Borisov built his own "vertical" in the Ministry of Defense, which provided for full control over all economic activities and the conclusion of billion-dollar contracts through the military-industrial complex.

On June 27, 2018 a meeting of the board of the Military-Industrial Commission of the Russian Federation was held, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov. The meeting was devoted to the development of production of high-tech civil and dual-use products by defense industry organizations within the framework of the state program "Development of the Defense Industrial Complex". By 2025, the share of civilian products produced by defense industry enterprises should be at least 30%, and by 2030 - at least 50%.

On July 13, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov held a meeting on the basis of JSC "MIC" NPO Mashinostroyeniya", which was attended by the governor of the Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov, heads of enterprises of the defense industry of the region. The meeting in Reutov was the next in a chain of meetings held by the vice-premier with the leadership of defense enterprises of different regions. Borisov made a special emphasis on solving the issues of production diversification at the defense industry enterprises.

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