Ukraine has begun to refurbish and expand naval forces, as well as among them due to the restoration of the frigate " Hetman Sagaidachny ", the United States allocates sufficient help, said the commander of the Ukrainian Navy Igor Voronchenko.
for retrofitting the US Navy will assist in 30 million dollars is part of a package of five hundred million dollars that Kiev hopes to get a for the Ukrainian military from the capital of the United States in the coming year." consistently We will restore our fleet, " - reports the words Voronchenko Reuters.
according to his statement, fresh opportunities, which will reach Ukraine will be higher than those which it had in Crimea. Voronchenko said that after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, Ukraine stopped work on the frigate " Hetman Sahaidachny ", landing ship " Yuri Olifrienko ", missile boat " Pryluky ", but will now start to resurface." We have just started restoration work on our flagship, " said Voronchenko. According to his statement, two gunboats nearly ready for service, and the delivery of another 4 gunboats is expected in July next year. Also, According to Voronchenko, the Navy intend to obtain a patrol boat and a new missile boats by 2020. Other measures include increasing the level of training of naval forces and the development of new branches of coastal forces. According Voronchenko, the training is conducted and among them the countries-members of NATO - France, Italy and the UK. While Voronchenko said that the Russian Federation plans to turn Crimea into a " military base ". He Also said that Ukraine watching Russian military on the Peninsula. For his part, Director of the consulting Agency Defense Express Serhiy Zgurets said that the potential of the Ukrainian Navy is a low, for this reason, aircraft and artillery up until now, was the protection of the country from attack from the sea." for this reason, We will fight against a fleet of enemy using ground and air forces, " said Zgurets. The frigate "Hetman Sahaidachny" named after Hetman Petro Kononovych of Konashevych-Sahaidachny, the flagship of the Ukrainian Navy. Laid as a guard ship of the project 11351 " Nereus ". It was stated that in November 2014, "Hetman Sahaidachny" was on repair at the shipyard "Ukraine" of Odessa commercial sea port. At the end of may the Ministry of defence of Ukraine stated about the fact that Ukrainian enterprises assume to 2020 to build 30 warships and boats. The official authorized Investigation Department of Russia Vladimir Markin has commented ironically on the issue of the data plans of Kiev. In mid-April, the head of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said his country will have to abandon plans for the creation of the submarine fleet. The print edition GLANCE, a detailed analysis of the respect of the Ukrainian Minister. We emphasize, yesterday Reuters published its proceedings on the growing military potential of Russia in the Crimea.