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ON THE EARTH, ON THE SEA, IN THE AIR

Recent events from the front, exercises and peacekeeping operations

News of the Ukrainian Navy

4 Mar 2021

On 3 March, Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa, commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, and Admiral Adnan Ozbal, commander of the Turkish Armed Forces, met in Ankara, Turkey. The visit was part of a working visit by a delegation from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence and the Ukrainian Defence Forces. The purpose of the meeting …

3 Mar 2021

The Diving School of the Ukrainian Navy has a basic diving training course for future diving professionals. The purpose of the course is training for the specialty and obtaining basic skills level. The course lasts more than two months and includes theoretical and specialized physical training. The other half of the training consists mainly of …

26 Feb 2021

The National Navy team won the Ukrainian National Football Championship, which was held at the base of the Kharkiv National University of the Armed Forces in the name of Ivan Kozhedub. The purpose of the event is to promote a healthy way of life and to popularise sport among servicemen and the public. The competition …

26 Feb 2021

The Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Defence Forces are training officers of the coastal artillery, who will serve on the Neptun anti-ship missile system. In the meantime, personnel were trained to use an integrated automated maritime situational awareness system. Operational awareness will allow coastal artillery officers to make critical decisions quickly and receive targeting data …

19 Feb 2021

Trainers at the Ukrainian Navy Training Centre have completed a winter hill training course aimed at improving the skeletonization skills of Ukraine’s armed forces personnel. The venue of the pilot course for the instructors was the Transcarpathian region, where they underwent training under real mountain conditions, supervised by experienced military and civilian mountaineers. The course …

18 Feb 2021

The Ukrainian embassy in the United States hosted a meeting of top Ukrainian servicemen from the crews of the “Island” type boats, which are undergoing training at the US Coast Guard base in Baltimore, Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States, Volodymyr Elychenko, and Defence Attaché Major General Borys Kremenetsky. The meeting was held with Ambassador …

18 Feb 2021

A coordination meeting between representatives of the Naval Forces of Ukraine and the headquarters of Operation ORBITAL is taking place in the city of Odessa. The aim of the meeting is to deepen cooperation and discuss criteria for training special forces of Ukraine’s MNF and ways of providing training support by training teams of the …

17 Feb 2021

On 17 February, Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neizhpapa, commander of the Ukrainian navy, met with representatives of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine in Odessa, Among them was Mr. Rafal Jarmuzhek, Head of the Kherson team of the OSCE Mission in Ukraine, and Ambassador Christian Beech, the Mission’s operations manager in Odessa. The purpose of …

17 Feb 2021

A major change of tide in the naval aviation brigade of the Naval Forces of the Defence Forces of Ukraine has been made in Mykolayiv region. The purpose of the campaign was to train the personnel in defleeting, charging and combat techniques. The flights took place during the day and night under different meteorological conditions. …

11 Feb 2021

The Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Defence Forces are conducting a decade of ship, boat and vessel survivability training. The purpose of the event is to review all categories of personnel for ship’s survivability skills, organization of life-support equipment, ship systems, devices and appliances that ensure fire and explosion safety and non-flammability. In particular, the …

10 Feb 2021

A successful ceremony for the transfer of international technical assistance from the United States was held today on the territory of the Pivdenny Naval Base at Practical Harbour in Odessa. A total of 10 speedboats, over 70 inflatable boats and other related equipment were received by the Ukrainian troops from their partners. During the handover …

10 Feb 2021

Rear Admiral Oleksiy Neyezhpapa, commander of the Naval Forces of the Army of Ukraine, presented the new head of the Naval Forces Institute of the National University “Odessa Maritime Academy” in a tidy atmosphere on 10 February in Odessa. By order of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, the duties of the Head of the …