The Naval forces of Ukraine will participate in the multinational NATO exercises Ocean Shield-2015. It was announced after the visit of NATO estimating-advisory group to Odessa. During this visit, the U.S. and Ukrainian Navy developed a pilot project on restoration of capacity of the Ukrainian Navy, Joinfo.ua informs.
The maneuvers will start in the western Black Sea region tomorrow and will be held from July 17 to 24. The Naval Forces of Ukraine will be presented by the frigate Hetman Sahaidachny.
It is supposed that during the exercise there will be increased the level of interoperability of operational units of NATO and capabilities of the Naval Forces of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian servicemen will take part in briefings, agree actions and carry out official visits along with their foreign peers. the Ukrainian Navy frigate Hetman Sahaidachny and and the Ka-27PCH helicopter placed on board will work out a range of various exercises and it will be involved in training on submarine search and tracking.