Between March 5 and 13, 2017, annual naval exercise Poseidon took place in the western part of the Black Sea. More than 1,500 military from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain, Poland, Romania, and Turkey took place in the drills.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii is paying an official visit to Japan. He has already visited Yokosuka Naval Base and discussed military cooperation with the commandant of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
Two #22PushUpChallenge flashmobs simultaneously took place at the Western Naval Base of Ukrainian Naval Forces on Jan. 26.
The many-year process of transferring barges of Europe-IIb type to ownership of Ukrainian Danube Navigation (Odesa region) was finished in Vienna on Dec. 13.
The boats Akkerman and Berdiansk have traveled more than 2,000 nautical miles and conducted more than 20 firing exercises over air, sea and ground targets from all kinds of weapons over the past year.
President Petro Poroshenko appointed Lieutenant-General Ihor Voronchenko, who previously was the acting commander of the Naval Forces, Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine .
According to U.S. Defense official, a Russian warship carried out "unprofessional" maritime operations in close proximity to a U.S. Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea in June.
Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania may expand the NATO alliance's maritime presence in the Black Sea as part of a broader strategy to deter Russia.
USS Ross (DDG 71) will enter the Black Sea Dec. 3, 2015 to promote peace and stability in the region.
American aircraft carrier operating in the Sea of Japan has scrambled fighter jets after two Russian military aircraft flew within a nautical mile (nearly 2 kilometers) of the warship.
Guided missile destroyer USS Porter entered the Black Sea Tuesday, Oct. 6. The ship is equipped with Aeges missile defense system and Tomahawk cruise missiles .
The Day of Naval Forces, celebrated today in Odesa, includes a ceremony at the Sea Port, a Festival of the Navy on Prymorskyi boulevard, and a soccer match between the veterans of Dynamo (Kyiv) and the team of the Ukrainian Navy.
Five American Willard Sea Force 730 and Sea Force 11M speedboats (seven and 11 meters long respectively), which the United States handed over to Ukraine are being successfully mastered in Odesa.
The Finland Navy activity significantly increased due to the Russian Navy presence in the Baltic Sea.
A Russian Navy ship’s company was denied access on board the Mistral helicopter carrier Monday, which is now in the port of Saint-Nazaire.
A forthcoming sea trial of a French-built Mistral helicopter carrier due to be delivered to Russia was suspended for technical reasons, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.