Failures in work on creation for Ukrainian Voyenno - naval forces of the new ship of the class "corvette" aren't present.
As the correspondent of the UNIAN reports, the commander of Naval Forces of Ukraine reported to journalists about it the admiral IHOR TENYUKH.
"Concerning the new project of the ship of the class "corvette" this year extremely successful work is carried out. Now, according to the approved plan, we finish the engineering design. Therefore no failures are present, by fall there will be a report on end of the engineering design and if there is the corresponding financing, - and over it, I know, many employees of responsible structures work, - that the laying of the first ships on Nikolaevsk plant" is possible, - the commander noted.
As approves I.TENYuH, the projected ship "will be the most modern, equipped with the newest samples of arms, in its construction will take part, except Ukraine, and other states of Europe". As the commander added, "60% of the ship of the class "corvette" are a participation of the Ukrainian enterprises, 40% - participation of the enterprises of the leading states of the world".
Answering a question of quantity of such ships necessary for fleet, I.TENYuH noted: "According to problems of fleet, the quantity of the ships is defined, with their tactics - technical characteristics, with existence by each ship of the helicopter - more than 10".
As reported the UNIAN, by estimates of specialists of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, construction of the first domestic perspective ship of the class "corvette" can begin not earlier than 2010.