These maneuvers were aimed to work out cooperation under NATO standards and increase the interoperability. Following the scenario, Ukrainian helicopters Ka-27 landed on the deck of the U.S. destroyer, reads the ministry's report.

Read alsoU.S.-Ukraine weapons deal has Russia up in arms - Stratfor"We are used to holding this type of maneuvers. Meanwhile, every time we get new knowledge and enhance our professional skills cooperating with our foreign partners," said Acting Deputy Navy Commander, 2nd Rank Captain Andrii Kurylenko.

USS CARNEY (DDG 64) docked in Odesa port on January 8-11.