Inside Exercise Sea Breeze 2021

Back to full strength after a pandemic-driven hiatus, the joint NATO-Ukraine Sea Breeze exercise returned to the Black Sea in 2021 - with Russia determined to be 'noisy neighbors', as Vladimir Trendafilovski reports.

The 21st edition of the annual Sea Breeze multinational maritime exercise saw a record number of nations taking part. Co-hosted by the US Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy (VMS) since 1997, the event takes place in the Black Sea on Ukrainian territory. The exercise’s main goal is to strengthen maritime security and stability in the Black Sea region by improving the cooperation and interoperability between participating nations.

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