5 Jul 2015 2 Comments
Bulgaria is hosting Breeze 2015 naval exercise from 3 to 12 July 2015. According to Bulgarian minisry of Defence 30 warships from Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey and USA will take part.
Bulgaian Navy will contribute with 15 combat and auxiliary ships and boats, two helicopters and more than 1,000 personnel.
The main objective of the exercise is to improve the interoperability and interaction between the Navy included therein countries by practicing their participation in Operation in response to the crisis. Nineteenth edition of “Breeze” will contribute to improving cooperation in multinational environment with 21 state organizations, institutions and agencies from four ministries, local authorities and non-governmental and private organizations. Within the exercise will obtain certification of a ship of the Navy the Republic of Bulgaria – mine hunter “Tsibar” according to the methodology for assessment of NATO MAREVAL. Host of “Breeze 2015” Point is basing Varna Naval Base – Navy. July 6 (Monday) at 15.00. To 18.00. Of foreign warships based at Port Varna and Port Varna will be open to the citizens and visitors.
As usual, I have tried to find information about the participants. This is the list as far as I could compiled.
|M-262||TCG Enez||Mine hunter||Turkey|
|M-36||ESPS Tajo||Mine hunter||Spain|
|P-336||TCG Zıpkın||Attack craft||Turkey|
|F-334||NRP Francisco De Almeida||Frigate||Portugal|
|32||BGS Tsibar||Mine hunter||Bulgaria|