Ukrainian Frigate Resumes Patrolling within EU Navfor

Ukrainian Frigate Resumes Patrolling Within EU Navfor
HETMAN SAHAYDACHNYI FRIGATE

Ukrainian Hetman Sahaydachnyi frigate with the Ka-27PR helicopter and special team on board resumed its patrolling within the EU Navfor Atalanta.

 

Her fourth patrolling will last until February 26.

According to Capt. 2nd Rank Roman Pyatnytsky, the frigate has passed over 18,000 nautical miles since September 24, 2013 when she left for participation in operations. The frigate has interrogated and examined dozens of ships within Ocean Shield and EU Navfor Atalanta anti-piracy operations.

HETMAN SAHAYDACHNIY (U130) SPECIFICATIONS
Length 123m
Beam 14.2m
Draught 4.7m
Displacement 3,100 long tons (3,150 t) standard
3,510 long tons (3,566 t) full load
Speed 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph)
Complement 180 crewmembers
Range 3,500 nmi (6,500 km; 4,000 mi) at 14 kn (26 km/h; 16 mph)
900 nmi (1,700 km; 1,000 mi) at 30 kn (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Status In active service, as of 2013

Press Release, February 24, 2014, 2014; Image: Ukrainian Navy

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