The Breeze 2012 Naval Exercise Starts Tomorrow
21 Jun 2012 Leave a comment
According to Sofia News Agency, the Bulgarian Navy will host the Breeze 2012 naval drills in the Western Black Sea.
The Breeze 2012 training will take place June 22-July 1, 2012, with the southern Bulgarian Black Sea port of Burgas serving as a base.
The goal of Breeze 2012 will be to improve the interoperability of multinational naval forces of NATO nations.
It will feature participation by the Bulgarian Navy, the Turkish Navy, the Greek Navy, a US patrol air plane, and three ships from the Second Permanent Naval Group of NATO.
During the Breeze 2012 drills, the Bulgarian frigate Drazki will have its NATO MAREVAL certification affirmed.
Turkish Navy announced participation of the following vessels to the Sea Breeze 2012. One Turkish frigate currently assigned to SNMG-2 will also take part.
|S-355||TCG 18 Mart||Submarine|
|P-340||TCG Doğan||Fast Attack Craft|
|P-343||TCG Volkan||Fast Attack Craft|
|M-500||TCG Foça||Mine Hunter|
|M-501||TCG Finike||Mine Hunter|
|A-571||TCG Albay Hakkı Burak||Tanker|