The fifth Island-type patrol boat gets a new name
The Island-type patrol boat got its new name in honor of the Marine.
The fifth Island-type patrol boat, which will be sent from the United States to Ukraine, will bear the name of the Marine and Hero of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kubrak. This is reported by the Militarnyy portal.
According to the plans, the boat Vyacheslav Kubrak will arrive in Odesa before the end of autumn. The Ukrainian crew of the boat is already wearing sleeve insignia with the name of the Marine.
As USM previously reported, an additional training course for the 5th Ukrainian crew of Island-type patrol boats was completed in Baltimore. The crew underwent all training directly on the boats on which they were to serve.
Reference: Vyacheslav Kubrak is the commander of the engineer platoon of the 36th Marine Brigade. Since 2014, the Marine has been performing combat missions on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions as a volunteer. It was there in 2019, while performing a combat mission for engineering reconnaissance in the battle zone, was blown up by an unknown explosive device.