The diesel engine is the flagship of the naval forces of Ukraine “Hetman Sahaidachny” broke down immediately after the repair, conducted under the state defense order. The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine appealed to court, demanding to recover from in engine enterprises 668 thousand UAH (about 25 thousand dollars), reported on the website of the Ministry.
The fact that the diesel engine down revealed the Military Prosecutor of the southern region of Ukraine. Despite the violation of the terms of the contract, the company-the contractor has not eliminated defects the engine warranty within the agreed period.
The military Prosecutor’s office requires to recover from the contractor a penalty in favor of the state for the sum of 668 thousand hryvnia, given the way the statement reads, “the possible negative consequences for the combat readiness of naval forces of VSU and to eliminate violations of the law.” The trial continues.
“Hetman Sahaidachny” – the largest ship of Ukraine, which became part of the Navy of the country in 1993. He has participated in numerous anti-terrorist and anti-piracy operations. The ship is named after Petro Konashevych-Sahaidachny, Hetman of Zaporizhia troops in the XVII century.
For the repair and modernization of the frigate “Hetman Sahaidachny” was allocated 91 million hryvnia
As reported by “channel 5″, the frigate sent for inspection in the floating dock of the black sea shipyard in may 2017. The repairs, which was allocated from the budget of 14.5 million hryvnia (about 540 thousand dollars), included the cleaning and painting of the bottom, inspection of structures and ship equipment, replacement side of the valve. In Chernomorsk ship repaired first.
In February, the government of Ukraine approved the allocation of budget funds for the development of weapons and military equipment of the Armed forces. As follows from the document published on the government portal, in General, the repair and modernization of “Hetman Sagaydachnogo” in 2017 was sent to 91 million hryvnias, that is about 3.4 million.
According to the document, only the budget program of development of arms and military equipment of VSU in the state budget 2017 provides of 6.47 billion hryvnia (about 240 million dollars).
In March the Deputy chief of staff of the naval forces of Ukraine captain first rank Andrei Ryzhenko reported that now reached “final stage” negotiations of Kiev and the United States on the transfer of naval forces of Ukraine two used American ships.
According to TASS, we are talking about two patrol boats of the US Navy, which is designed to protect ports, bases, patrolling the sea coast. Only in the conduct of the Ukrainian Navy, according to Ryzhenko, is currently on 10 units of naval equipment.