Ukrainian and Turkish navies hold joint exercise in the Sea of Marmara
A joint military exercises of the Naval Forces of Ukraine and Turkey have been completed in the Sea of Marmara as reported by the Naval Forces of Ukraine on their Facebook page.
"A detachment of ships of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine consisting of the frigate Hetman Sahaidachny and the degaussing ship Balta have completed joint exercises with a frigate of the Navy of the Republic of Turkey in the Sea of Marmara on the 7th of March," the message stated.
It is noted that during the military exercises, the ships conducted tactical maneuvers as well as training in air defense and communications.
"According to the plan of the joint actions of the Naval Forces of Ukraine and the Naval Forces of the Turkish Republic, they also conducted joint base training, including training the crew of the Ukrainian ship at the training center for the Navy Surface Forces of the Turkish Republic," the Press Service of the Naval Forces of Ukraine stated.
On the eve of the military training, the Ukrainian ships worked on improved interactions with the aircraft of the marine aviation brigade.