Ukraine’s Defense Ministry plans to boost navy with dozens of new military vessels

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine plans to enhance the navy’s capability
11:57, 24 May 2016

Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense intends to refresh the Navy fleet with at least 30 combat ships by 2020, lieutenant colonel at the Defense Ministry Oksana Gavrylyuk informed, reports UNIAN.

‘In accordance with strategic documents in defense, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine intends to revive the Navy and enhance military capability. Currently, departments of the Navy actively participate in the Anti-Terrorist Operation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, they are ready to repel military aggression coming from the sea’, - Gavrylyuk stated.

‘Moreover, Defense Ministry intends to refresh the Navy fleet and build at least 30 combat ships’, - she added.

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