Today the Head of State met with Chairman of the State Military-Industrial Committee. Sergey Gurulyov reported on the economic situation in the industry. Over the past five years, exports increased almost twice, and the volume of production increased by half, the profitability grew by more than 18.5%. Alexander Lukashenko set the task for the State Military-Industrial Committee to create more advanced missile systems. The range should exceed200 km. The President and Chairman of the Committee discussed the issues of controlling the satellite Belintersat-1, which was launched a month ago from the Chinese Xichang spaceport. The ground control complex for the satellite will be officially put into operation on April, 12.