Herbert Alexandrovich Yefremov

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Dr. Herbert Aleksandrovich Efremov (Russian: Герберт Александрович Ефремов, born 15 March 1933) is a Russian design engineer and Professor of Technical Sciences.

The recipient of state awards from the former Soviet Union and elsewhere, including the Padma Bhushan from India, he co-founded the Indo-Russian joint venture BrahMos.[1][2][3][4]

He played a leading role in the design and construction of several sensitive military missile systems and space stations, and his identity and role in these projects was treated as a state secret for several years.[5][6]

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  1. ^ "Herbert Alexandrovich Yefremov profile". Npomash.ru. 15 March 1933. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pillars of BrahMos: Dr. H. Yefremov". Brahmos.com. Archived from the original on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Designers & scientists of the Russian space program". Russianspaceweb.com. Archived from the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Padma Bhushan Awardees". National Portal of India:Government of India. Retrieved 3 November 2012. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Герберту Ефремову – 75!" (in Russian). 14 March 2008. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Выдающемуся российскому конструктору ракетной и космической техники Герберту Александровичу Ефремову исполняется 75 лет" (in Russian). 14 March 2008. Retrieved 3 November 2012. [permanent dead link]