Napoli hosted planning conference of Sea Breeze 2018. The US and Ukrainian delegations agreed exercise topic, time and participants.
“According to number of participants, tasks and geography, Sea Breeze 2018 will be as large-scale as exercise in 2017,” Deputy Ukrainian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Oleksii Neizhpapa said, “Our manoeuvres will be focused on training of hq of the multinational battalion of the coastal component. We will improve the free play method,” he detailed.
The parties held bilateral discussions and shared experience.