An Armed Forces of Ukraine joint command and staff exercise, Storm-2018, is occurring along the Black Sea coast.
Tactical groups of the Ukrainian Navy have executed firing against naval, air, and coastal targets, completed mine laying and search and rescue actions, as well as have conducted the guarding and protection of stationing sites. Ukrainian Marines have also performed assault-landing and anti-airborne maneuvers in defined areas.
In addition, Ukrainian Air Force units have provided air reconnaissance and air support. Other military formations have reinforced the sites along the state border, protecting bridges and accomplishing other assigned tasks.