On the first day of
bilateral exercises of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and
Naval Forces of the United States, the Sea Breeze-2014", which is aimed at
exercising an international operation on safeguarding maritime security in the crisis
area, the commander of the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Vice-Admiral Serhii Hayduk held an
introductory conference for the foreign military attachés.
The meeting with
military representatives of France, Romania, South Korea, Algeria, Georgia,
Lithuania, the U.S.A. and Austria took place on the Western naval base of the
Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In the process of
communication with the military attachés Vice-Admiral Serhii Hayduk informed that
after the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation and the relocation
to the mainland the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine rapidly
regained their combat efficiency, and also managed in brief terms to hold their
realignment and establish coordination among the divisions, units and crews
of the ships.
completion and proper training the Ukrainian Naval Forces began to perform the
assigned tasks,” explained the commander of the Naval Forces of the Armed
Forces of Ukraine. In particular, the divisions of coastal defense of the NF fulfil the duties of protection of
important sites and serve at checkpoints. In cooperation with the maritime
border guard the forces of the national military fleet defend the south-western
part of the Black Sea and the Danube river".
to Vice-Admiral Serhii Hayduk,
today there is held an intense military activity of certain divisions and
units of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.