Ukraine Steps Up Frigate Program

August 2009
Sea Power;Aug2009, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p54
The article offers news briefs related to navy forces. The Ukrainian Navy (UKN) has planned for a new surface combatant in 2010 which is reported to be a frigate. Plans for offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the Republic of China Coast Guard (ROCCG) continue to slide as funding has been hard to attain. The Kuwaiti Navy ordered 10 MK V patrol boats from United States Marine Inc. (USMI) as part of the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.


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