Sea Breeze 2016 drills underway in southern Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Foreign troops admit they have a thing or two to learn from their Ukrainian colleagues
11:23, 22 July 2016

According to 112 Ukraine TV channel correspondent, the active phase of Sea Breeze military exercise us going on in Mykolaiv region, southern Ukraine. ‘Yesterday, reporters observed the course of the drills at a local firing range. The military tried demonstrating the maximum of what they were authorized to disclose to reporters. Soldiers from various countries worked on details of joint tactical operations: counter-ambush actions; deployment of an assault task force from the helicopter; rapid evacuation from the battlefield with the use of ground vehicles and aircraft; VIP capture and counteractions against enemy saboteur groups’, he said.

Foreign instructors and soldiers admitted that the Ukrainian military has unique and real combat experience, so they can teach them many things and share this experience.

The annual military drills Sea Breeze 2016 kicked off on July 18 in southern Ukraine. They are taking place in Odesa and Mykolaiv region and the northwestern area of the Black Sea. 

Related: RFE\RL: Ukraine-U.S. military drills Sea Breeze kick off in Black Sea

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