As “Defense Express” reports, on 22 May 2021 a delegation from Britain visited the Ukrainian production “Nibulon”, “Ocean”, “Pilot-design shipbuilding centre” and “Zorya-Machetprojekt”, “Ray” to study Ukraine’s technical potential and further joint production of the rocket ships.
The development of the first rocket ship has already started in the United Kingdom: the ships will be built on the basis of Ukrainian propulsion units with a capacity of 4000-7000 kW. The prototype will be the “Neptune” marine missile system developed at the “Ray” plant. Production of 8 rocket ships is planned: 4 on the territory of Ukraine and 4 in Great Britain. The first ship will appear in 2022, the rest by the end of 2024.