Georgian sea, land forces set for Sea Breeze 2021 drills in Ukraine

Georgian Defence Forces and interior ministry coast guard professionals have joined the drills since 2001. Photo via Border Police of Georgia., 20 May 2021 - 15:06, Tbilisi,Georgia

Land and sea assets as well as staff from the Georgian Defence Forces will participate in Sea Breeze 2021 multinational drills led by the United States and Ukraine hosted in the Black Sea regions of Ukraine starting next month.

In the annual manoeuvres that have involved Georgian troops since 2001, forces from 30 NATO member and partner states will join to conduct the exercise aimed at improving interoperability of allied units in the Black Sea region.

Drills will take place in Mykolaiv, Kherson, and Odesa regions, with over 30 military vessels, 30 aircraft and more than 1,400 land troops involved from all participants.