On Thursday, December 17, in Kiev the Black Sea shipbuilding plant signed with the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine the contract on construction of the ships of the class "corvette" for Voyenno's needs - naval forces of Ukraine. Laying of the first ship it is planned to carry out in 2010. About it "Crime. Is NOT PRESENT" reported in a press - service GAHK "ChSZ".
During an official ceremony which took place in the Central Officers' Club of Armed forces of Ukraine, from GAHK "ChSZ" the contract was signed by the director of the enterpriseDmitry Mordovenko, from the Ministry of Defence - the director of the department of development and purchases of arms and military equipmentVladimir Grek.
The following step for plant - signing of a number of contracts with contractors, both Ukrainian, and foreign. "This work will borrow of 3 months before half a year, we need to sign about 40 Ukrainian and 40 foreign contracts. After that we will be able directly to begin work on a corvette", - the director of GAHK "ChSZ"notedDmitry Mordovenko.
It expressed gratitude for the rendered trust to its enterprise: "I want to assure that our labor collective completely realizes all responsibility which on us lies. We will execute the state order for construction of corvettes in due time and qualitatively".
In turn,Vladimir GreekI emphasized: "Such projects have to give an impetus for development voyenno - an industrial complex of Ukraine, for increase of fighting capacity of armed forces", and noted that the Ministry of Defence made a right choice, having given the order to the enterprise of military shipbuilding best in Ukraine.
He also called terms of delivery of the first series from four corvettes. Head vessel, which construction will be carried out by advancing speed, has to be completed until the end of 2012. The term of delivery of the second ship - 2014, the third - 2016, the fourth - 2017.By wordsVladimir Greek, the last three ships will be under construction practically at the same time, with different degree of readiness to reduce project cost for the state, having provided wholesale purchases of metal and arms.
Signing of the contract for construction of the Ukrainian corvette until the end of this year was provided by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ukraine of March 11, 2009 No. 200-2 "About the main indicators of the state defensive order for 2009".
We will remind that on December 9, 2009 it became officially known that the contest committee of municipal educational institution determined GAHK "ChSZ" by the winner of competition on construction of a series of corvettes.
In total four ship-building enterprises of Ukraine took part in competition, reports a press - service GAKH "ChSZ".
The assessment of proposals of participants was carried out on 19-ти to criteria, among which: compliance of technologies to the offered method of construction of the ships, compliance of the organization of works to conditions of construction of the ship and possibility of the equipment its modern arms and radio-electronic means. Also expert group of 9 experts estimated compliance of the areas and the shop equipment to the offered way of construction, percent of technical readiness of the ship by the time of descent to water for completion, etc.
Existence as a part of ChSZ "Proyektno — the Design Center" which was the subcontractor of the state enterprise "Issledovatelsko — the Design Center of Shipbuilding" (Nikolaev) at corvette design became an important factor.