The failure of the Ukrainian frigate “Hetman Sahaidachny” speaks of the inability of Kiev to restore order in the military-industrial complex. This opinion was expressed by the Deputy of state Duma Ruslan Balbec in an interview with “Tape.ru” on Friday, may 19.
“A country where the thief is sitting on the thief and the thief chases, unable to build military muscle. Experts know that a quality repair of the military ships rests on three pillars — experienced staff, the facilities available, honest officials,” the MP said, stressing that Ukraine “each of these whales torn to pieces in shreds.”
He also added that poor maintenance of the Ukrainian military ship is due not only to the situation in the military industry, but in General “ideology of the Ukrainian government”.
Earlier on Friday it became known that on Board the frigate “Hetman Sahaidachny” soon after the repair broken diesel engine. The work was carried out within the framework of the state defense order. With the aim of eliminating violations of military office of public Prosecutor has addressed in court with the claim about collecting of a fine to the state for the sum of 668 thousand UAH (about 1.45 million).
In February, the news Agency RIA Novosti, Ukraine has indicated that orders for the repair of ships of Ukrainian Navy received the Kiev shipyard “Lenin’s smithy”, which, according to the information portal Korrespondent.net is Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Work on the “Hetman Sagaidachny”, the company was allocated 91 million (196,9 million roubles).
“Hetman Sahaidachny” is the flagship of the naval forces of Ukraine. The frigate was launched in March 1992, a year later he was commissioned. The ship participates regularly in exercises by NATO standards.