“On June 24, 2020, an outstanding scientist, designer, who worked for many years at NPO Energomash, Anatoly Davidovich Daron, passed away,” the report said.

As noted, he died in the United States, where he lived with his family since 1998, as a result of the exacerbation of a long-term ailment - heart and kidney failure.

Daron was born in Odessa, in 1948 he graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute. Until 1998, he worked at OKB-456 (now NPO Energomash), having gone from a design engineer to the head of department, leading designer.