Georgian coast guard completed the final maritime training of the multinational exercise sea breeze 2021

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Friday, 16 July 2021 10:41
Georgian coast guard completed the final maritime training of the multinational exercise sea breeze 2021. This is reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.
During the last stage, the vessels of the participating countries took part in the joint maritime training held in the Ukrainian waters. The MIA Border Police Coast Guard Department ships DIOSKURIA and OCHAMCHIRE crews, along with NATO and partner countries’ naval units, carried out search-and-rescue operations, naval shootings and tactical manoeuvres. The exercises aimed to share knowledge and experience, enhance interoperability and increase joint capabilities.
Co-organised by the U.S. Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy, the Sea Breeze exercise lasted for ten days in the Black Sea. Sea Breeze 2021 had the largest number of participating nations in the exercise’s history, with 32 countries from six continents providing 5,000 troops, 32 ships, 40 aircraft, and 18 special operations and dive teams.
Representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia and the Ministry of Defence of Georgia took part in the sea, land and HQ components of the exercise. Each element was planned and executed in full compliance with NATO standards and procedures.
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