The Pentagon about the “sea breeze-2017” Military exercises in Ukraine become more difficult

Representatives of the Sixth fleet of the U.S. Navy, participating in a multinational exercise in the Black sea, Sea Breeze, noted the complexity of the maneuvers this year for all components – at sea, on land and in the air. This is stated in the message released by the press service of the Pentagon about the exercises, the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“The key thing about these exercises is that compared to the previous, they have become much more complicated, with a very powerful naval, air and ground components,” – said on this occasion, the Deputy commander of the 65 th tactical group of the Sixth fleet of the U.S. Navy Matthew Lyman.

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It is reported that now model the four-day practical phase of the exercises at sea, involving more than 30 warships of the United States, Ukraine, Georgia and Turkey.

In plans – development of search and rescue operations, render safe explosive devices at sea, exercises in air defense, performing tasks under the water, and use of naval aircraft.

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Aviation and amphibious components will also be checked at this stage.

“Us Marines will work with their Ukrainian and Turkish colleagues, fulfilling the mission of landing both at sea and on land,” according to the Ministry of defense.

As you know, Ukrainian-American exercises “sea breeze-2017” in Ukraine held from 10 to 23 July 2017 in the Odessa and Nikolaev areas, and also in the northwestern part of the Black sea. The exercise involved 16 countries.