Ukrainian and British Navy held military training in the Black Sea | QHA media
13 May 2019, 16:08

Ukrainian and British Navy held military training in the Black Sea

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The Priluki missile boat of the Naval Forces of Ukraine conducted a series of trainings in the Black Sea with the Echo ship of the Royal Navy of Great Britain.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported about the drills on Facebook.

During the joint training session, the Ukrainian rocket boat and the British ship completed tactical maneuvering tasks, air defense exercises, and also conducted communications training in accordance with NATO standards, the report says.

It is further noted that the multipurpose Mi-14 helicopter of the naval aviation brigade was involved in the training. Along with the ships, it worked out actions during a search and rescue operation and the subsequent evacuation of the victim.

The General Staff noted that all the actions of the military worked excellent.

QHA media reported that on 6 May, the British reconnaissance ship HMS Echo H87 entered the Odesa seaport. THE ship is armed with three six-barreled and four large-caliber machine guns, as well as two anti-aircraft guns “Oerlikon”.