The Sea Breeze exercise is taking place from June 28 to July 10 in the Black Sea region and will focus on multiple warfare areas including amphibious warfare, land maneuver warfare, diving operations, maritime interdiction operations, air defense, special operations integration, anti-submarine warfare, and search and rescue operations.
This year’s iteration has the largest number of participating nations in the exercise’s history with 32 countries from six continents providing 5,000 troops, 32 ships, 40 aircraft, and 18 special operations and dive teams scheduled to participate.
This morning the NATO Maritime Group 2,with the flagship Italian Navy frigate “Virginio Fasan” (F 591), entered Black Sea
In the air we’re traking an intense traffic in the area:
- 1x USN Boeing P-8A departed NAS Sigonella
- 1x US Army Bombardier Challenger 650 “Artemis” departed Constanta
- 1x Turkish Air Force Boeing E-7T (13-004) departed Konya AB
- 1x NATO (RAF) Boeing E-3CF (ZH101) departed RAF Akrotiri