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Ukraine special ops development continues

28th July 2017 - 15:59 GMT | by Andrew White in London


Force elements from Ukraine’s Special Operations Command have completed a joint training programme with the US Naval Special Warfare Command in the Black Sea as the organisation continues to develop its capabilities since its establishment in 2015.

Conducted close to Odessa, the exercise ran from 10-21 July and involved maritime and land Special Forces personnel from Ukraine working in close cooperation with US Navy SEAL (Sea, Air and Land) platoons.

Exercise Sea Breeze was co-organised by the US Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) and Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) and followed high-level meetings of Ukrainian Navy Commander, VAdm Ihor Voronchenko,

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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