November 10, 2022
Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette under construction in Turkey made from Metinvest’s Mariupol steel
The hull of the future flagship of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette, which is being built in Turkey, is made of steel, which was made at Illich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal of Metinvest Group….
According to a press release from the company, when the corvette was laid down at the Turkish shipyard of RMK Marine Shipyard in September 2021, no one could have imagined that in six months the metal of its hull would become exclusive….
On October 2, the Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette was solemnly launched into the water in Istanbul. Subsequently, the corvette will receive modern weapons and join the ranks of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It is with this flagship that a new era of the Ukrainian fleet will begin….