Contents tagged with Sea Breeze

  • Sea Breeze 2020 international exercises kick off in the Black Sea

    On Monday, July 20, the international naval exercises Sea Breeze 2020 started off the coast of Odesa in the Black Sea.

    The commander of the Ukrainian Navy, Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa, said that in addition to Ukrainian forces, the maneuvers will involve sailors from the United States, Bulgaria, Georgia, Spain, Turkey, Norway and Romania.

    He noted, however, that the length of the exercises had been reduced to one week due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Neizhpapa, the main goal …

  • Japan to take part in Sea Breeze naval exercise in Ukraine for the first time

    For the first time, the Japan Self-Defense Forces will be taking part in the Sea Breeze 2020 naval exercise, which will be held in Ukraine this year, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced on its website.

    On Wednesday February 5, Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zahorodniuk met with Jiro Hiroe, director of one of the departments of the Japanese ground forces command.

    During the meeting, the parties agreed that Japanese troops would participate in the Sea Breeze exercise this year. The …

  • Ukraine to hold military exercises with US and Great Britain near Lviv

    International military exercises Rapid Trident-2019 will be held from September 13 to 28 near Lviv, Ukraine, reports the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on its Facebook page.

    More than 3,600 troops and 600 pieces of equipment from the United States, Britain, Canada, Georgia, Lithuania, Turkey, Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland, and Romania will participate in the drills. The 10th Mountain Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Ground Forces of the Operational Command West that was formed during …

  • Ukrainian President plans to expand Sea Breeze multinational exercises

    The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated on Facebook that next year’s multinational Sea Breeze exercises  would be conducted in more regions and will have more troops taking part in them. "We plan to increase the number of the military taking part in the exercises, especially from the naval forces, and to expand the territories for the Sea Breeze 2019 exercises next year,” he said.

    In 2018, Sea Breeze exercises were conducted from July 9 to July 21 in the Odessa and Mykolaiv regions …

  • State Border Guard Service of Ukraine: More than 100 marine border guards to take part in Sea Breeze-2017

    More than 100 Ukrainian marine border guards and as many commanders of the Izmailsky border guard rapid reaction detachment will take part in the Ukrainian-American Sea Breeze-2017 military exercises, the press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.

    The border guards will conduct training on planning operations according to NATO standards, inspection team tactics, diving descent, airdrop missions and other training elements.

    “Nearly a dozen ships and boats and an air …

  • US and Ukraine begin planning Sea Breeze-2017 naval exercises

    The initial conference of dedicated to planning of the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze-2017 has been completed in Odessa. The theme of the exercises will be the planning and conducting of the international peacekeeping operation in the crisis area.

    The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense reported on their web site that Ukrainian and American servicemen as well as representatives of Georgia, Poland, Azerbaijan, Netherlands, Romania, Canada, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Moldova and Turkey took …