Multinational Navies Partner During Sea Breeze 2011

BLACK SEA (June 15, 2011) Capt. James Kilby, commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), speaks with Ukrainian officers about upcoming events during exercise Sea Breeze 2011. Air, land and naval forces from Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Macedonia, Moldova, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States are participating in Sea Breeze, the largest multinational maritime exercise this year in the Black Sea, June 6-18, and is co-hosted by the Ukrainian navy and U.S. Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Caitlin Conroy/Released)

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Sea Breeze 2010

ODESSA, Ukraine (July 21, 2010) Ships from participating nations are underway in formation during exercise Sea Breeze 2010. Sea Breeze is the largest exercise this year in the Black Sea. The event included 20 ships, 13 aircraft and more than 1,600 military members from Azerbaijan, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Moldova, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Regan/Released)