The naval forces of Armed forces of Ukraine in cooperation with foreign partners the final preparations for the Ukrainian-American exercises “sea breeze-2017″(Sea Breeze-2017), which is scheduled for 10-23 June in the North-Western Black sea in Odessa and Mykolaiv regions.

As the press center of the Navy command, the Western naval base of naval forces of VSU (Odessa) completed the leadership course for petty officers (NCO) composition.

“In five days Ukrainian officers and sergeants carefully studied the course, was interested and asked a lot of questions. Instructors, in turn, tried to instill in them the appropriate skills and provide opportunities for self-realization as a leader and Manager according to NATO standards,” said chief petty officer of the Royal Navy of great Britain, bill Bailey.

In turn, the chief petty officer of the Navy APU senior warrant officer Paul Pen expressed satisfaction from the course . “We had a great opportunity to talk with the Sergeant of the countries-members of NATO, to share with them the experience of a management unit in daily activities and in the conduct of hostilities, as well as on the functioning of boards of sergeants, of the role of sergeants and sergeants in the division and interaction of sergeants and petty officers with officers”, – he said.

“Sea breeze” (Sea Breeze exercise) – multinational military exercises held in Ukraine since 1997, according to the “Memorandum of understanding and cooperation on defense and military relations” between the defence Ministries of Ukraine and the USA. The co-organizers of the exercise are Ukraine and the United States.