Contents tagged with Island-class patrol boats

  • The US to provide Ukraine with two additional Island-class patrol boats

    During a hearing in the United States House of Representatives ,The Commander-in-Chief of the United NATO forces in Europe Curtis Scaparrotti stated that the United States intends to send two more Island-class boats to Ukraine.

    “We have worked and will continue to work on the naval sector with their [Ukrainian] Navy. We have a good relationship with them, and now there is an increase in funding that we request from Congress for the transfer of marine funds to Kiev, primarily two ships, island …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine to reinforce its Azov Sea flotilla with American boats

    Two Island-class patrol boats given to Ukraine by the US will be rearmed and sent to the Sea of Azov, Verkhovna Rada First Deputy Chairwoman Iryna Herashchenko wrote on Facebook.

    “The US has given Ukraine two Island-class boats which will be fitted with weapons. They are ideally suited, among other things, to reinforcing Ukraine’s military presence in the Sea of Azov… They will serve our Navy for another 25-30 years, and will protect and patrol Ukrainian waters, even Ukrainian Crimea, I …

  • USA gifts two patrol boats to Ukraine

    On Thursday, September 27, in Baltimore, Maryland, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was presented with two Island-class patrol boats for the Ukrainian Navy. "These first two Island-class boats will become another brick in strengthening the naval alliance between the Ukrainian and American peoples,” Poroshenko posted on Facebook.

    Island-class patrol vessels are boats designed for and used by the US Coast Guard for patrols and search-and-rescue operations in coastal waters. They are powered …

  • US to transfer Island-class patrol boats to Ukraine after Sea Breeze exercises

    A decision has effectively been made to transfer US military patrol boats to Ukraine after the Sea Breeze 2017 exercises, Rear Admiral of the Ukrainian Navy Andriy Tarasov told Krym.Realii.

    “The negotiations have already moved to a lower level, the decision has effectively been made and the details are being discussed. I hope that this process will be quite fast, and that we will get these boats,” Tarasov said.

    According to him, Russia uses the fact that modern NATO ships are nearby to work …