Under the larger agreement, Britain is to help Ukraine build two naval bases, one in the Azov and one in the Black Sea

. In August, a production agreement is to be signed to build the first two of eight new missile patrol boats. In a 5-year deal, Britain is committed to restoring Soviet-era shipyards in Ukraine for manufacture of the six other patrol boats. Separately, the U.S. is providing Ukraine with five Island-class patrol boats.