A ship transporting OCEA FPB 98 patrol boats for the Ukrainian Maritime Guard entered the Black Sea

A cargo ship with two Ocea FPB 98 patrol boats on board crossed the Bosphorus and entered the Black Sea. Judging by the camouflage of the Ukrainian Maritime Guard, these are the same boats that were built by the French shipbuilding company OCEA on behalf of Ukraine, writes Militarnyi. The ... Read more

Olenegorsk Miner large landing ship damaged in Novorossiysk Bay

After an attack by unknown naval drones, a military ship with a list to port was spotted in Novorossiysk Bay, accompanied by three rescue tugs. Apparently, this is a large amphibious ship of project 775 “Olenegorsky Gornyak”, which received significant damage. About the attack of marine drones on Novorossiysk Bay ... Read more

The Ada-class Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette is to enter the Navy of Ukraine in 2024

As we predicted, the future flagship of the Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, the Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette, is to enter the Navy in 2024. The Commander of the Navy of Ukraine, Vice Admiral Oleksii Neizhpapa, told this to ArmyInform. The anti-submarine stealth corvette of the coastal area ... Read more

Ukrainian minehunters Cherkasy and Chernihiv participate in Sea Breeze 2023 exercises

Naval exercises Sea Breeze 2023 have begun off the coast of Scotland, in which the Ukrainian ships Cherkasy and Chernihiv are also taking part. This was announced by the command of the Military Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Sea Breeze 2023 is a multinational military exercise held ... Read more

5 out of 20 OCEA FPB98MKI patrol boats have already been built in France for the Sea Guard of Ukraine

Photos of OCEA FPB98MKI boats in liveries of the Sea Guard of Ukraine appeared in social networks. User Andriy Goncharov photographed the ships near the quay wall and on the territory of the shipyard in the city of Les Sables d’Olonne (France). It seems that patrol boats are fully equipped, ... Read more

The Netherlands will hand over two Alkmaar-class minehunters to the Ukrainian Navy

During a joint press conference of Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Kajsa Ollongren in Odesa, it was announced that the Netherlands will hand over two Alkmaar-class minehunter to the Navy of Ukraine, reports Militarnyi. Ukraine will receive these ... Read more

The Ukrainian flag was raised over the Sandown-class ships Cherkasy and Chernihiv

During a training trip to the sea, a Ukrainian flag was raised over one of the Sandown minehunters. This is reported by Militarnyi with reference to UkDefenceJournal. We remind that Great Britain handed over two Sandown-class ships to the Navy of Ukraine. These are ships of a rather rare class ... Read more

TCG Anadolu – the world’s first UAV carrier

In connection with the acceleration of tests of a jet UAV Baykar Bayraktar Kızılelma in the media, the versatile landing ship of the Turkish Navy TCG Anadolu, which is supposed to be the platform for these drones, is increasingly mentioned in the media. Let’s take a closer look at this ... Read more

The US is deploying a second aircraft carrier strike group in Europe. The flagship of the group is the super aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)

In mid-November 2022, a US Navy aircraft carrier strike group led by the world’s most advanced supercarrier and most powerful ship, the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), will arrive in Great Britain. The location of the group will be Portsmouth (Great Britain) in the English Channel. This is Gerald R. Ford‘s ... Read more

Turkey launches Ukrainian Navy’s Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette

October 2, 2022 in Istanbul (Turkey) at the military shipyard of the Istanbul Naval Shipyard a launching ceremony of the Ada MILGEM-class Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette was held, which is being built by order of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The ceremony took place with the participation ... Read more

In Turkey, the construction of the hull of Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette for the Navy of Ukraine is completed

At the Istanbul Naval Shipyard, the formation of the hull of Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette, the future flagship of the Navy of Ukraine is almost completed. This was reported by TurDef. Ukraine ordered two ADA corvettes in December 2020. The first ship’s keel laying took place in September 2021. On ... Read more

OCEA FPB 98 – the third boat of the Sea Guard of Ukraine is being prepared for launch

OCEA FPB 98 is a series of high-speed patrol boats manufactured by the French shipbuilding company OCEA. In the photo that appeared online you can see that the third boat (flight number BG203) of this type for the Maritime Guard of Ukraine is being prepared for launch in France at ... Read more