ODESSA-KIEV. July 10. UNN. Today NATO troops demonstrated the diving component of the Ukrainian-American exercises Sea Breeze-2018, reports the correspondent of UNN.

In the territory of one of military units of naval forces of the AFU have been worked out the task of finding, identification and clearance of explosive devices. The exercises were held in the Black sea according to NATO standards using technology and equipment from leading diving units.

“This year the exercise involved diving units, which are provided by the following countries: Canada, United Kingdom, Georgia and Ukraine. Joint actions include theoretical and practical training with use of real challenges that face us, including tasks in the direction of a diving medicine. They fulfilled the tasks of struggle for survivability of the ship, the emergency assistance facilities, in distress at sea and the rescue of a drowning diver”, – said the head of the diving component of Leonid Burlaka.

The main purpose of these exercises is to work out procedures for planning and carrying out tasks on search and clearance of explosive devices, training of divers on the joint action of the United unit and increase practical skills of the divers with the use of modern samples of weapons and diving equipment.

In the framework of the exercise, the divers demonstrated techniques and equipment that will be used in the current exercise Sea Breeze-2018.

Recall, the international naval exercises Sea Breeze-2018 will be held from 9 to July 21.