The Ukrainian authorities have plans to 2020 to increase the fleet of the naval forces of up to 30 units, said on the first day of the week in Odessa, the commander of the Ukrainian Navy Sergiy Gayduk.
"We are considering the use of midget submarines. The basis of promising naval forces of Ukraine will serve modern corvettes, the 1st of which was expected to be ready by 2018, " – sends word Haiduk news Agency. According to Hayduk, the story is about warships and auxiliary vessels. In addition, the Ukrainian Navy is planning to receive a fresh rocket, airborne, artillery boats. Zam. the chief of staff of the command of the Ukrainian Navy rear Admiral Dmitry Taran have said before, that the increase of the fleet will be allocated 40 billion hryvnia (about $ 2 billion). Taran added that 75% of its Navy in Ukraine lost due to the loss of Crimea, and now the Navy has about 40 units, which are obsolete and requires fifty percent of the recovery.