Sea Breeze 21


ODESA, Ukraine (July 2, 2021) Ukrainian navy Island-class patrol boats depart a pier as the River-class offshore patrol vessel HMS Trent (P224) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) return to Odesa, Ukraine, July 2, 2021, during Exercise Sea Breeze 2021.

Exercise Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise cohosted by U.S. Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy in the Black Sea since 1997.

Sea Breeze 2021 is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security and peace within the region.

(U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jack D. Aistrup/Released)