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US’ Mark VI Patrol Boats at Black Sea

US’ Mark VI Patrol Boats at Black Sea 17 June, 2020

US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Ukraine of up to 16 Mark VI Patrol Boats and related equipment for an estimated cost of $600 million.  The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

The Mark VI is a class of patrol boat in service with the United States Navy, designed to patrol riverine and littoral waters. 

The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy up to 16 Mark VI Patrol Boats; 32 MSI Seahawk A2 gun systems; 20 Electro-Optics-Infrared Radar (FLIR) (16 installed and 4 spares); 16 Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) 5km loudspeaker systems; 16 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems; 40 MK44 cannons (32 installed and 8 spares); communication equipment; support equipment; spare and repair parts; tools and test equipment; technical data and publications; personnel training and training equipment; U.S. government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistics support.  The estimated total cost is $600 million.

US’ Mark VI Patrol Boats at Black Sea

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