Ships, marines and artillery: Ukraine to strengthen defense of Sea of Azov

Ships, marines and artillery: Ukraine to strengthen defense of Sea of Azov

Admiral Ihor Voronchenko, the commander of the Naval Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, says that the Ukrainian naval forces will strengthen the defense of the Sea of Azov in the near future.

"In the near future, it is planned to build up the naval grouping, marines and artillery in the Azov direction for the reliable defense and peaceful production activities in the waters of the Sea of Azov," Voronchenko said during the Storm 2018 command-staff exercises, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry reports.

On August 28, the Storm 2018 command-staff exercises of the Command of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine jointly with other military formations and law enforcement agencies kicked off.


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