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Bulgarian Navy responds to simulated threats at sea as part of Exercise Breeze 2020

24 Jul 2020 15:59

Synopsis

The Bulgarian Navy-led annual maritime Exercise Breeze 2020 has ended with a demonstration of capabilities. The drills involved 26 ships, nine aircraft and more than 2,000 sailors from eight NATO Allies and partner nations. It was held off the coast of Bulgaria in the Black Sea. Breeze 2020 aimed to improve the readiness of all participants. In addition to host country Bulgaria, countries represented included Belgium, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Spain and Turkey. Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) also participated. The exercise ran from 10 to 19 July 2020. This footage, courtesy of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence, includes shots of the Bulgarian Navy conducting firefighting, evacuation and fast-roping drills and live-fire exercises as well of shots of the Bulgarian ships participating in the exercise.

Teaser

A demonstration of capabilities marked the end of Exercise Breeze, which involved 26 ships, nine aircraft and more than 2,000 sailors from eight NATO Allies and partner nations.

Transcript

Courtesy of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence 1. (00:00) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN SAILORS IN STANDBY AHEAD OF THE BEGINNING OF THE EXERCISES AT THE PORT OF BURGAS, BULGARIA 2. (00:50) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN SAILORS STANDING IN LINE ON BOARD THE BULGARIAN FRIGATE “GORDI” 3. (00:58) WIDE SHOT – THICK WHITE SMOKE SIMULATES FIRE RISING FROM THE BACK OF A CARGO SHIP AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 4. (01:02) MEDIUM SHOT – SAILORS FIGHTING SIMULATED FIRE ON BOARD CARGO SHIP AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 5. (01:12) VARIOUS SHOTS – FIREFIGHTERS TAKING PART IN FIREFIGHTING EXERCISE ON A COMMERCIAL VESSEL 6. (01:34) WIDE SHOT – PARTICIPATING SHIP SAILING FROM THE PORT OF BURGAS, BULGARIA 7. (01:43) VARIOUS SHOTS – WHITE SMOKE SIMULATING FIRE RISING FROM A COMMERCIAL VESSEL AT SEA 8. (01:50) VARIOUS SHOTS – SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM RESPONDING TO A SIMULATED ACCIDENT INVOLVING A CARGO SHIP AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 9. (02:11) WIDE SHOT – BULGARIAN BUNKERING TANKER “GALAXY ECO” AND BULGARIAN TUGBOAT AT SEA 10. (02:14) WIDE SHOT – BULGARIAN NAVY HELICOPTER FLYING AS PART OF EXERCISE BREEZE 11. (02:17) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN NAVY SPECIALISED INTELLIGENCE SQUAD RESPONDING TO A SIMULATED HIJACKING OF A CARGO SHIP AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 12. (02:26) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN NAVY PERSONNEL BOARDING A COMMERCIAL VESSEL SHIP FROM A RIB BOAT 13. (02:34) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN NAVY PERSONNEL CARRYING OUT ASSAULT ON BOARD A CARGO SHIP AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 14. (03:06) VARIOUS SHOTS - BULGARIAN NAVY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE SQUAD FAST-ROPING FROM HELICOPTER 15. (03:26) VARIOUS SHOTS – SOLDIERS MOVING TOWARDS THE COMMAND DECK AS PART OF RESPONSE TO A SIMULATED HIJACKED CARGO SHIP AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 16. (03:36) VARIOUS SHOTS – HELICOPTER AND RIB BOATS TAKING PART IN EXERCISE 17. (04:04) WIDE SHOT – SHIPS SAILING AT SEA 18. (04:08) VARIOUS SHOTS –EVACUATION DRILLS OF SIMULATED INJURED PERSONNEL 19. (04:19) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN NAVY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE SQUAD BOARD A SHIP 20. (04:52) VARIOUS SHOTS –BULGARIAN NAVY SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE SQUAD DISARMING AND INSPECTING SIMULATED OFFENDERS 21. (05:17) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN FRIGATE AT SEA 22. (05:28) VARIOUS SHOTS – LIVE-FIRE EXERCISE WITH PORTABLE MISSILE COMPLEX FROM TWO COMBAT POSTS ON ONE AERIAL TARGET 23. (05:33) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN NAVY PERSONNEL RELEASING A TARGET IN THE WATER 24. (05:40) WIDE SHOT - HELICOPTER FIRING A MARINE TARGET AS PART OF EXERCISE SCENARIO 25. (05:48) VARIOUS SHOTS –SAILORS SALUTING AT SEA ###

Media tags

Reference
NATO818109
Date filming
17 Jul 2020 12:00
End date filming
17 Jul 2020 12:00
Location
Black Sea
Country
Bulgaria
Usage rights
Footage courtesy of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence. This media asset is free for editorial broadcast, print, online and radio use. It is restricted for use for other purposes.
Type
B-roll