Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze-2015 was successfully completed in Odessa, they have become " a real step in ensuring stability and peace in the black sea region ", said the commander of the Ukrainian Navy Vice Admiral Sergei Gaiduk, writes.
The multinational exercise Sea Breeze-2015 was launched in the Odessa region of Ukraine on August 31. Took part in the exercises 2, 5 thousand soldiers not only from the U.S. and Ukraine, but Also from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Italy, UK, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Moldova. According to information from the Ministry of defence of Ukraine, the purpose of the exercise is to develop multi-national operations to maintain security in the crisis region.
According to the commander of the Ukrainian Navy, a feature of these exercises was that they were conducted in the conditions of fighting in Eastern Ukraine.
"This year we managed to get out on the traditional format of the exercises, with sea, air and shore components ", - quotes Haiduk UNIAN. In 2014, the doctrines of the Sea Breeze series was carried out with the involvement of only the Maritime element of the courts, which Also provided aircraft.
at the closing ceremony of the teachings Hayduk said that the possibility of adding certain changes for the future of the format of the exercises, for example, may be an increase in their intensity and increased use of the marine element. Vice-Admiral suggests that Sea Breeze not only in the sea and in the river area.