OREANDA-NEWS. Sea Breeze 2018 initial planning conference has completed in Odesa. This conference was aimed at developing scenario, approving exercise tasks, and defining capabilities.

«We discussed all weaknesses and remarks following the Sea Breeze 2017, defined the preliminary list of participants, the list of capabilities to be involved, the list of exercise tasks», Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Rear Admiral Oleksii Neizhpapa said. According to him, Sea Breeze 2018 should become one of important tools of implementation of the NATO standards within the Ukrainian Navy.

Captain 1st Rank Michael Villegas mentioned that this conference permitted to share opinions and present views of partners invited to take part in this exercise.

Next planning conference will be held in the beginning of the next year.