Ukraine acted as a military observer at the exercises of the Turkish Navy
The Ukrainian Navy has joined the Turkish Navy’s multinational exercise Dogu Akdeniz-2021 as a military observer.
The purpose of the exercise is to practice the conduct of multinational operations and cooperation with government and non-governmental organizations during naval operations, as well as increase the level of interoperability of units at the tactical level.
Such training is the experience Ukraine needs to implement NATO standards and procedures in the preparation and use of the forces and assets of the Naval Forces.
USM previously reported that the Ukrainian Naval Forces conducted a PASSEX naval exercises with ships from the US, Turkish and Romanian navies.
The exercises were carried out in the Black Sea. The training operations involved 7 ships, two of which are Ukrainian: the Slavyansk patrol boat and the Yuri Olefirenko medium landing ship.