a press conference in Odesa, Vice Admiral Serhiy Gayduk Ukraine’s Navy
Commander, spoke about the present and the prospects of the development
of the national fleet.
to commander, during a year after redeployment from Crimea, the
Ukrainian Navy has performed the key task such as recovery of combat
readiness. The naval capacities and capabilities are used within the forces
of the ‘anti-terror’ operation, and they accomplish tasks in the
Black sea by increasing the regional security.
Admiral Serhiy Gayduk
stressed the National Naval Doctrine was under development and that, according
to the State Program of Development of the Armed Forces
of Ukraine, the strength of the Ukrainian Navy would
be increased by 30 combat ships, boats and service vessels
in case of regular budgeting until 2020. The newest corvettes and
missile boats, gunboats, and assault boats will form the basis of the