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NATO and partner maritime forces train in the Black Sea

16 Sep 2020 09:28

Synopsis

NATO forces - together with personnel from partner countries - have been training in the Black Sea, as part of NATO’s ongoing commitment to the regional stability. Recently two maritime exercises were held. The first, Breeze, was organised by Bulgaria and took place off its coast. It aimed to improve operational readiness of the participating Allies and partner. The second, Sea Breeze, was co-hosted by the United States and partner country Ukraine, and conducted off the coast of Ukraine. This one was designed to enhance interoperability among participating nations and strengthen regional security. Both exercises featured the participation of ships and personnel from Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). The footage was provided by the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence and the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence. It includes shots of various ships and personnel that took part in both exercises.

Teaser

NATO Allied and partner maritime forces exercise together in the Black Sea to ensure the continued stability of the region.

Transcript

TEXT ON SCREEN NATO MARITIME FORCES EXERCISE IN THE BLACK SEA AS PART OF NATO’S ONGOING COMMITMENT TO STABILITY IN THE REGION CONDUCTING MARITIME SECURITY OPERATIONS TRAINING WITH PARTNERS GEORGIA AND UKRAINE SHARING INFORMATION WITH ALLIES WORKING TOGETHER TO ENSURE THE CONTINUED SECURITY OF THE BLACK SEA REGION

Media tags

Reference
NATO820637
Date filming
18 Jul 2020 12:00
End date filming
26 Jul 2020 12:00
Location
Off the coast of Bulgaria and Ukraine
Country
Bulgaria and Ukraine
Usage rights
This media asset is free for editorial broadcast, print, online and radio use. It is restricted for use for other purposes. Please credit the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence and the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence.
Type
Master