The founder of Needle surface-to-air missile systems
Died the designer of rocketry Sergey Nepobedimy under the leadership of whom mobile surface-to-air missile systems "Needle", "Arrow-2", "Arrow-2M" and many others were developed. According to the message of the Kolomna Design office of mechanical engineering, Invincible died on April 11, 2014 on the 93rd year of life. He will be buried on the Federal military memorial cemetery in the Mytishchi region of the Moscow region. The designer of 28 missile systems of different function was born on September 13, 1921 in Ryazan. In 1945 it graduated from the Moscow state technical university of a name of Bauman majoring in the mechanical engineer. From 1945 to 1989 Invincible worked in the Kolomna Design office of mechanical engineering, and since 2005 I held a position of the adviser of the general designer of this bureau. According to KBM message, until recently the designer worked at the Central research institute of automatic equipment and hydraulics; he was the research supervisor of the scientific and technical center "Reagent". Besides complexes of the Needle and Arrow types under its management the tactical missile systems "Points", "Tochka-U" and "Oka" were developed. Invincible I was the Hero of Socialist Work, the winner Leninskaya and three times the winner of the State award USSR, three times the gentleman of an award of October revolution, the corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the academician of the Russian academy of rocket and artillery sciences and the full member of Academy of problems of astronautics of a name of Tsiolkovsky.