Muzhenko said that prevents to finish the first Ukrainian Corvette «Vladimir the Great»

A major concern for the completion of a new multi-purpose ship class «Corvette» for Voyenno-naval forces of Ukraine is import substitution. About this in comments to UKRINFORM in Brussels, said the chief of the General staff – chief of the Armed forces of Ukraine General of the army Viktor Muzhenko.

«The construction of corvettes has been allocated substantial funding. But the question of the ability of our industry to build this Corvette. The most sensitive is the question of import substitution. Therefore, prolonged time,» — said Muzhenko.

The chief of staff explained that an invalid is getting components for the ship from Russia, the production of which it is necessary to establish in Ukraine.

«Especially problematic is the situation concerning the complex armament of a ship of this class. We do not yet have such systems, they need to purchase. But there are no political decisions of other countries to transfer or sale of lethal weapons. This air defence systems, artillery systems, missile systems. Although in parallel, and development of weapon systems in our enterprises», — said Muzhenko.

The chief of the APU said that, provided solutions to existing problems a new Corvette for Voyenno-naval forces of Ukraine can be completed in 3-4 years.

Project 58250 Corvette is a multipurpose combat vehicle developed by Experienced design center of shipbuilding for the Military-naval forces of Armed forces of Ukraine.

The construction of the first ship «Vladimir the Great» began in 2011 at PJSC «black sea shipbuilding plant» (Nikolaev).




Muzhenko said that prevents to finish the first Ukrainian Corvette «Vladimir the Great» 19.01.2017

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