In Kiev today, was lowered into the water assault boat “Centaurus” for Voyenno-naval forces of VSU. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine, reports UNN.
“National industry responds promptly to military threats to the state. In the past two years a group of national PJSC “Forge on Rivalscom” was built and delivered to the national Naval Forces 6 armored artillery boats. They are already performing combat tasks as directed. We are aggressively building up forces — planned and systematic. Today, another day along the way. Launched the first building of assault boats “centaur”, — said the defense Minister Stepan Poltorak during the celebrations on the occasion of the launching of the boat.
He noted that the Ministry of defence in the short term, expects the national industry, modern missile boats, this would significantly strengthen the combat capabilities of the Ukrainian Navy.
Also, according to the Minister, the priority remains the creation of the whole spectrum of modern ships and boats, special purpose ships and support vessels.