State Department Approves Mark VI Patrol Boats for Ukraine

The State Department approved Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Ukraine of up to sixteen Mark VI Patrol Boats and related equipment for an estimated cost of $600 million. 

The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy up to sixteen Mark VI Patrol Boats; thirty-two MSI Seahawk A2 gun systems; twenty Electro-Optics-Infrared Radar (FLIR) ; sixteen Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) 5km loudspeaker systems; sixteen Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems; forty MK44 cannons; communication equipment; support equipment; spare and repair parts; tools and test equipment; technical data and publications; personnel training and training equipment. The estimated total cost is $600 million.

Ukraine will utilize the vessels to better defend its territorial waters and protect other maritime interests.

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