Ukrainian Navy Participates in Strategic Command-Staff Training ‘Cossack Volition – 2018’

1 Oct 2018 ID:3046 Переглядів:999

The Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine take part in the strategic command-staff training ‘Cossack Volition – 2018’, which lasts from 25 to 29 September in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The main objective of the exercises is to increase the capabilities of the military authorities in the course of the military defense stabilization operations, planning and carrying out an offensive operation.

– Given the presence of our shipbuilding in the Sea of ​​Azov, 6 tactical groups of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on the Black and Azov Seas, carry out assignments for the purpose of the operational grouping, – said the deputy commander of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on combat training Rear Admiral Alexei Neejzhapa. – We carry out marine intelligence and stabilization activities, guarding base stations, escorting ships and escorts, supplying weapons, military equipment and supplies to the relevant units, on ships and vessels, – he added.

The coastal units of the National Navy carry out tactical training and exercises aimed at providing troop (force), operational, combat, logistics and technical activities.

– One of the main elements is the implementation of interaction with other kinds and types of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the interests of carrying out tasks in operations. First of all, cooperation with the Air Force and the Airborne Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, – said the deputy commander of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. – We control the actions of the ship’s structure, including in the interests of the airborne assault troops of Ukraine, we conduct in cooperation the landing of the naval landing on the unrestrained coast.

At the same time, the tactical groups of the boat conducted firing, provided isolation of the coastal area and protection of maritime communications. The maneuverable rescue squad, in cooperation with aviation, carried out search and rescue services – assistance to the emergency ship and rescue of personnel fleeing on the water. Mine-defensive actions were carried out by the ship’s barrier group.

Press center of the Navy Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine