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Ukrainian Naval Forces (2022)


Current Active Inventory: 15 Fleet Units


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Last Updated: 10/03/2021 | © www.WDMMW.org


The modern Ukrainian Navy lives and dies by its patrol force. The service lacks key solutions across multiple categories and fields mostly aging types in areas that are considered critical to naval success. Its sole frigate, Sahaydachniy, is nearing 30 years while its sole mine/countermine vessel has surpassed 35 years. Beyond a couple of landing craft (also well past their age), the service has a modest collection of OPVs of which the youngest hulls are no more than five years old and the oldest reach forty years. With Russia aggression at their doorstep and in-country, it becomes vital for the service to address key failings as pressure continues to mount.


The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Ukrainian Naval Forces (2022). The service currently counts 15 total units in its active naval inventory. This total includes frontline commissioned vessels but excludes smaller patrol vessels, auxiliary / survey ships, replenishment, and historical ceremonial types. The WDMMW review takes into account specific categories of warships covering attack, defense, and general support designs. Inventory numbers and related unit types are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "On Order" totals found at the bottom of this article are related to any future hulls currently under procurement/construction though said hulls may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons.


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Total Units: 15
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TvR:
8.6
True Value Rating takes into account current strengths/weaknesses, matched against the highest-rated service (the USN yields a top rating of 323.9).
Global Rank:
32/34
A total of 34 naval services from 34 nations currently tracked. Current Ranking.
FORCE CONCENTRATION:

Carriers: 0 units
Submarines: 0 units
Fleet Core: 13 units
Amphib Asslt: 2 units
FORCE BALANCE:

FAIR

Fleet focuses on a portion of basic requirements though generally lacking in key areas.
SUPPLIERS:
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HULL PREFIX:
"UKS"
ESTABLISHED:
1992
30 yrs ago
as the "Ukrainian Naval Forces"
MEDIAN HULL AGE:
32.4
Years
HULL AGE VISUALIZATION


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Unit Age Color Key




0 to 15 yrs

16 to 25 yrs

26 to 30 yrs

>30 yrs


Age plays a vital role in the life of any warship as hulls and various onboard technologies are pushed to the limit, ultimately exposed to the corrosive and generally unforgiving effects of life at sea. Such degradation often leads to modernizations, refits, or outright retirement. Our color gauge attempts to showcase a vessel's current state within the fleet, helping to detail those outgoing vessels against those at the midway point of their service or those just having been commissioned.




Frigates (1)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than Destroyers, though larger than corvettes, having Blue Water capabilities.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
29yrs
H. Sahaydachniy
F130
Krivak III-class

Total Units: 1 (7%)




Mine Warfare (1)


Hulls outfitted for the purpose of mine countermeasures/countermine warfare.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
37yrs
Henichesk
M360
Yevgenya-class

Total Units: 1 (7%)




Offshore Patrol Vessels (11)


Hulls defined as OPVs and outfitted for the purpose of close-to-shore defense / deterrence.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
42yrs
Pryluky
P153
Matka-class
34yrs
Sloviansk
P190
Island-class
34yrs
Starobilsk
P191
Island-class
6yrs
Akkerman
P174
Gurza M-class
6yrs
Berdyansk
P175
Gurza M-class
4yrs
Nikopol
P176
Gurza M-class
4yrs
Kremenchuck
P177
Gurza M-class
4yrs
Lubny
P178
Gurza M-class
4yrs
Vyshhorod
P179
Gurza M-class
2yrs
Kostopil
P180
Gurza M-class
44yrs
Skadovsk
P170
Baradero-class

Total Units: 11 (73%)




Amphibious Assault (2)


Hulls designed specifically for the support of amphibious-minded, offshore / close-to-shore operations.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
51yrs
Yuri Olefirenko
L401
Polnocny C-class
43yrs
Svatove
L434
Ondatra-class

Total Units: 2 (13%)




On Order (2)


Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).

H.I. Mazepa (F211)
Corvette
Unnamed Ship
Corvette

Total Units: 2


NOTES: The Ada-class hulls are being built in Turkish waters for the Ukrainian Navy.


On Order Commitment: 2 Units



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