Naval Military Drills: NATO and Ukraine kick off Black Sea exercises

15:00, 01 September 2015
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NATO along with Ukraine and partner states have kicked off multinational naval military exercises in the Black Sea, involving 2,500 troops, according to Ukraine Today.

The drills are expected to last until September 12, also including land and air exercises where Bulgary, Germany, Greece, Moldova and the UK will take part, among others, Ukraine Today reports.

Warships, helicopters and airplanes (a total of 150 pieces of military equipment) are to be used in the Sea Breeze-2015 military exercises.

Extensive exercises are aimed at improving interoperability between Ukrainian army and NATO.

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