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Georgii Erikhovich Langemak

Weaponry designer

Georgii Langemak, USSR Weaponry designer.

Background

Langemak, Georgii was born in 1898.

Education

Graduated from the Military Technical Academy, 1928.

Career

Joined the Red Army, 1919. Military engineer, worked in naval artillery in Kronstadt, and in the Black Sea ports. Deputy Director and Chief Engineer of the Rocket Research Institute.

Created the basis for a wide application of rocket systems in field artillery - the Katiusha, which made a significant contribution to Soviet victory.