Ukrainian naval aviation and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS CARNEY (DDG 64) underwent joint PASSEX training in Black Sea.
The aim of these maneuvers was to work out cooperation under NATO standards and increase the interoperability. Following the scenario, Ukrainian helicopters Ka-27pch and Ka-27pr landed on the deck of the US destroyer.
“We are used to undergo these maneuvers, meanwhile, every time we get new knowledge and enhance our professional skills cooperating with our foreign partners”, said Acting Deputy Navy Commander Captain 2nd Rank Andrii Kurylenko.
SS CARNEY (DDG 64) docked in Odesa port on January 8 — 11.
Photos by: US Navy
Ministry of Defense of Ukraine official website