Contents tagged with Sea Breeze 2017

  • Ukrainian President: Sea Breeze military exercise is a response to the organizers and sponsors of hybrid wars

    President Petro Poroshenko stated that the Ukrainian-American military drills Sea Breeze 2017 is a response to ideologists, organizers, and sponsors of hybrid wars as he announced during his working visit to Odessa, where he became acquainted with the training in action, his press service reported.

    The head of state stressed that from year to year these exercises, which are conducted under circumstances as close to combat as possible; enhance mutual compatibility, training, and coherence of …

  • US to transfer Island-class patrol boats to Ukraine after Sea Breeze exercises

    A decision has effectively been made to transfer US military patrol boats to Ukraine after the Sea Breeze 2017 exercises, Rear Admiral of the Ukrainian Navy Andriy Tarasov told Krym.Realii.

    “The negotiations have already moved to a lower level, the decision has effectively been made and the details are being discussed. I hope that this process will be quite fast, and that we will get these boats,” Tarasov said.

    According to him, Russia uses the fact that modern NATO ships are nearby to work …

  • Two American P-8 Poseidon aircraft arrived in Ukraine for the first time

    Two American reconnaissance P-8 Poseidon aircraft have arrived for the first time in Odessa to participate in the Ukrainian-American exercise Sea Breeze-2017, the press service of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported on Facebook on Wednesday.

    In Odessa, the Sea Breeze international naval exercises are held under the auspices of the Partnership for Peace program and in accordance with the program of bilateral cooperation between the defense ministries of Ukraine and the …