We are talking about a 30-meter boats – Drummond and Cushing.
In the American city of Baltimore hosted a handover ceremony for two patrol boats class Island (island) in Ukraine.
This was reported on the website of President Petro Poroshenko in Facebook.
“The first two boats of the class “Island” will become one more brick to strengthen the naval Alliance between the Ukrainian and American peoples,” – said Poroshenko.
Both boats built 40 years ago, able to go to sea when powerful storms, and to accomplish their goals in complex terms, to fire.
The transfer of two armed Coast guard boats arose in connection with the rising tension between Ukraine and Russia in the Azov sea in recent weeks. Kiev and the US accused Moscow of meddling in the Ukrainian shipping in the region.
As reported, on 12 September the Cabinet of Ministers approved the documents on the transfer of Ukraine the United States of America the two patrol boats of the type “island”.
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