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Military exercises Sea Breeze-2020 ended in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The exercises lasted from 20 to 26 July
20:30, 27 July 2020

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

The military exercises Sea Breeze-2020, which took place in Ukraine, have ended, the press service of the State Border Guard Service informed.

"The Ukrainian-American exercises with the involvement of the multinational contingent of Sea Breeze-2020 have ended," the message reads.

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The ship-and-boat personnel of the Marine Guard of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine passed almost 4,000 nautical miles during the week of the exercise, took part in 185 exercises, completed 26 artillery fires, conducted a dozen training operations, "rescuing" 18 people who were conditionally overboard.

Air defense was also provided, ten simulated airstrikes on tactical groups at sea, eight times an attack of small high-speed targets was simulated, maneuvering, anti-sabotage defense of the ship was practiced.

It is noted that the Izmail Maritime Guard detachment conducted artillery fires, unique for the Sea Breeze exercises, from the bow mount of the "floating tank" - the Project Bumblebee Marine Guard ship - as part of the combat with a surface target.

Traditionally, upon completion of the Sea Breeze exercise, all participating crews received commemorative awards.

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