The Ukrainian Navy will receive two new small armored artillery boat " Gyurza-M ", equipped by NATO standards, said on Thursday the press service of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.
according to information of the defense Ministry, the chief of the General staff - commander-in-chief of the military might of Ukraine, army General Viktor muzhenko has checked the progress of construction of small armored artillery boat "Gyurza-M" at PJSC "company" Lenin's smithy ". He said that the Ukrainian Navy has prospects of development in the issue of equipping with modern technical facilities.
"Soon we will see literally other navies, both in terms of training and armament," - said Muzhenko.
The commander of the Ukrainian Navy Vice Admiral Sergei Haiduk said that the boat "Gyurza-M" will be equipped with modern equipment that meets European standards, and NATO standards." These boats will be used on rivers, and marine waters, " said He.
according to the Ministry of defence, the crews of the "Viper" took place at the enterprise relevant technical training. Sailors got acquainted with the peculiarities of armored and rules of operation. It is expected that two small armored artillery boat "Gyurza-M" will be launched in the near future.