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Sea Breeze 2021 drills to be the largest drills since 1997, - Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Khomchak, the exercises will cover a fairly large area in southern Ukraine and will be held in Odesa, Ochakov, Dniester Estuary, Kinburn Spit, Zmiiny and Pervomaisky islands, the Danube Delta and other areas
17:17, 24 June 2021

the Head of Armed Forces General Staff Ruslan Khomchak
Unian

The Ukrainian-American Sea Breeze 2021 drills, which will be held from June 28 to July 10, will be the largest in over 20 years. 24 units of ships and boats, 17 planes, dozens of weapons and military equipment will take part in the exercises from the Ukrainian side. 

In addition, half of the 3,000 participants in the drills will be Ukrainian servicemen. Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel-General Ruslan Khomchak stated this in an exclusive comment to Ukrinform.

"These exercises will be the largest since 1997. Their purpose is to prepare the headquarters and units of the Ukrainian Navy to perform assigned tasks in accordance with NATO standards and procedures and gain experience in joint actions during multinational operations, including as part of multinational forces for international peacekeeping and security operations. 31 member states will take part in the drills, which will involve a total of about 30 ships, boats and vessels, up to 30 planes and helicopters, up to 3,000 personnel and 50 units of armaments and military equipment, "the Commander-in-Chief said.

According to Khomchak, the exercises will cover a fairly large area in southern Ukraine and will be held in Odesa, Ochakov, Dniester Estuary, Kinburn Spit, Zmiiny and Pervomaisky islands, the Danube Delta and other areas.

Related: Military exercises Sea Breeze - 2020 continues: firing at coastal, sea and air targets

He reminded that the drills will have four phases: the arrival of forces and the deployment of control points, the phase of coordination of forces, the active phase, summarizing the exercises and removing of troops.

About 50 servicemen from 17 countries will be advisers and observers at Sea Breeze 2021.

Related: Military exercises Sea Breeze-2020 ended in Ukraine

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