The boat has a speed of about 40 knots, the booking, the ability to transport Marines and disembark via the bow ramp, and the presence of reactive multiple rocket launchers and combat modules.
Now completed factory testing of these new units mil.in.acegodd to Odessa there arrived two assault boats of the type “centaur”, built for the naval forces of Armed forces of Ukraine.
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As reported the UNIAN in a press-the center of command of naval forces of VSU, Monday to Odessa to continue testing of profit built assault boats 58503 (“centaur”).
It is noted that currently, the completed factory testing of these new units at the Kyiv shipbuilding plant PJSC “Plant “Workshop on Rybal’s’ke”, where they were built by order of the Ministry of defence for the Navy.
According to the head of Department of shipbuilding of the Navy command of the APU captain 1st rank Vasiliy Radchuk, assault boats made a successful transition to their own engines from Kiev to Odessa, the next stage is the completion of the installation, sea trials in the sea and go to the stage of state tests.
“During the construction of the boats were modernized, including the establishment of some new systems that will now be tested for functionality separately and as part of the ship,” he added.
It is noted that this project has some differences from that in this class of boats, including a speed of about 40 knots, the booking, the ability to transport Marines and disembark via the bow ramp, and the presence of reactive multiple rocket launchers and combat modules.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on 23 may during the celebrations on the occasion of 100 anniversary of the marine corps, which took place in Nikolaev, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that now there is a heavy build-up of combat potential of the marine corps of Ukraine and soon the Navy received two modern cutters “centaur”.
On 14 September, the Secretary of the national security Council and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov participated in the ceremony of launching assault boats “centaur”.