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 U.S. to upgrade Ukraine's flagman Hetman Sahaidachnyi, - Defense Ministry

At an opening ceremony of Sea Breeze - 2015 maritime exercise, Ukraine's prime minister, defense minister, as well as commander of the United States Sixth Fleet came aboard ships, which are to take part in the exercise.

This is announced by the Defense Ministry press service, Censor.NET reports.

In particular, they examined the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaidachnyi and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook.

While aboard Ukraine's flagman, senior officials discussed transfer of new and upgraded technical equipment from the US Navy to Hetman Sahaidachnyi.

As reported, the United States earlier assisted in the frigate's refurbishing and have now reiterated their willingness to continue assisting in modernization of the Ukrainian Navy.

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