On October 1, on the Ukrainian-Romanian border, in the water area of the Danube River, the closing ceremony of the bilateral exercises of the Ukrainian and Romanian navies Riverine-2021 took place. This was reported by the command of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Facebook.
The crews of the ships participating in the training maneuvers on the Danube performed the Sail pass naval ritual, passing a collision course with a military salute. This year, the final meeting of the leaders of the exercise took place on board one of the ships of the Romanian Navy, which is the host country.
In 2022, Ukraine and Romania will hold the fifth, anniversary, Riverine. The exercises are not only international, but also interdepartmental. Their plan includes joint actions as part of multinational naval tactical groups, measures to protect free navigation, support border security, tactical maneuvering, search operations, universal defense of ships, patrolling the coastal strip, landings of sea and air assault, and the like.
As we reported earlier, as part of the Rapid Trident – 2021 multinational exercise, the airborne assault troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, US troops and other units of partner countries were jointly dropped.
“The landing took place from the military transport aircraft of the US Armed Forces C-130 Hercules, using the American T-11 parachute systems from a height of 400 meters,” the message says.