The green light to the construction of corvettes has given: «Ocean» signed a memorandum with the State Defense Concern of the Republic of Turkey

The press service of the «Ocean» shipyard reported that a memorandum with the State Defense Concern of the Republic of Turkey on joint activities to implement a project to build a series of corvette-class ships for the Ukrainian Navy was signed. In October, during a meeting of the presidents of Ukraine and the Republic of Turkey in Ankara, a Military Framework Agreement was signed, as well as a contract for the construction of corvettes (signed on December 14 this year in Kiev).

«In order to localize the corvette program, the State Defense Concern of the Republic of Turkey conducted an audit of the technical capabilities of Ukrainian shipbuilding enterprises. The «Ocean» shipyard was selected and included in the corvette program taking into account the unique technical capabilities of the enterprise, the availability of professional personnel and the current program of modernization of production assets.The memorandum provides for the conclusion of separate contracts between the parties in a clearly specified time frame and specific steps of cooperation within the framework of the corvette program», – the press service said.

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