In Odesa, has successfully passed the initial planning conference of Ukrainian-American exercises "Sea Breeze-2017" . It is reported by the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's press service.
"The conference had a success, we have completed all the tasks," - said Deputy Chief of Staff of the Naval Forces of Ukraine for Euro-Atlantic Integration Andriy Rizhenko.
He noted the close cooperation between the syndicates of the conference, and also the participants' activity.
The event was attended by Ukrainian, American sailors, as well as representatives from Georgia, Poland, Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Romania, Canada, the UK, Bulgaria, Moldova and Turkey. In particular, a working group of the US Navy during the conference was headed by Captain of the 2nd Rank Ken Engle.
At the end of the three-day conference, participants formed a plan for future exercises, pre-determined the composition of components and maneuvering control system. In addition, they discussed aspects of logistics and interaction with the media, outlined ranges for combat exercises and teamwork training forces.