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Economic Analysis: Theory and Practice

Aerospace robotics

Vol. 20, Iss. 1, JANUARY 2021

Received: 5 October 2020

Received in revised form: 16 October 2020

Accepted: 29 October 2020

Available online: 28 January 2021

Subject Heading: SCHOLAR DISPUTE

JEL Classification: G34, L19, L93, O33, O57

Pages: 165–183


Leonid B. SOBOLEV Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) (MAI), Moscow, Russian Federation


Subject. The article considers problems related to the national technological security in the medium- and long-term, which involve the catastrophic lag of Russia in the production and use of robots in various economic activities. Robotics is one of the components of the fourth industrial revolution, a logical continuation of computerization and automation of industrial and service processes of the previous stage of the world economy evolution.
Objectives. I focus on analyzing the robotics process of the global aerospace industry, the link with the global robotics process, and the impact on the labor market.
Methods. The study employs general scientific methods to analyze the open-source data.
Results. I demonstrate the economic feasibility and efficiency of using robots in the aviation industry, space exploration, and related industries.
Conclusions. Russia's achievement of worldwide average indicators will require dramatic overhaul, starting with the system of engineering robotic education, acceleration of the development of microelectronics and sensory professional equipment, and the labor market reform.

Keywords: robotics, industrial robot, service robot, aerospace, unmanned aerial vehicle


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