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 Five naval groups and air fleet to be involved in Black Sea water area protection. VIDEO

The Ukrainian border guards strengthened defense of the Black Sea water area off the Odesa region coast.

The naval groups and air fleet will patrol the water area daily during the May holidays, Censor.NET reports citing the State Border Guard Service.

Five naval task groups are envolved in covering the sea approaches as of today.

Diamond light aircraft are monitoring the situation in the territorial waters and the administrative border with occupied Crimea. The border guard service small aircraft fleet have committed three flights and surveyed 4,800 square kilometers of Ukraine's territorial waters, 2,340 square kilometers of the Sea of Azov, and 135 kilometers of the state border April 30.

Watch more: State Border Guard Service steps up security measures at Ukraine's western border. VIDEO

 
 
 
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