ODESA, JULY 17th, 2013, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — Special tactical exercises to neutralize terrorists have been held yesterday, 16 July, in Odesa within US-Ukrainian naval exercises “Sea Breeze 2013”, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
The press centre of Security Service of Ukraine reported yesterday, 16 July.
Special tactical exercises to neutralize terrorists were held on the territory of the Western naval base of the Ukrainian Navy in accordance with the Plan of organizational and practical measures of Coordination Group of Antiterrorist Centre at the Office of the Security Service of Ukraine in Odesa region.
The exercises got involved members of the Coordination Group of the Antiterrorist Centre at the Office of the Security Service of Ukraine in Odesa region and its staff office, forces and facilities of Security Service of Ukraine Office, Main Department of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the Office of the Southern Territorial Command of the Internal Troops of the Ministry for Internal Affairs, State Service for Emergency Situations, the Southern Regional Office of the State Border Service of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Navy, representatives of the US Embassy, the Odesa Regional State Administration and the City Council.
The purpose of the event is inspection and assessment of the effectiveness of the interaction of forces and resources that are involved in the Coordination Group of the Antiterrorist Centre at the Office of the Security Service of Ukraine in Odesa region, with representatives of the Embassy of the United States, responsible for the security of the international exercises “Sea Breeze 2013”, as well as improving the skills, joint actions of concerned agencies, which are included in the state anti-terrorist system.
During the realistic trainings, the participants worked out an algorithm of actions preventing possible terrorist manifestations at strategic military sites, neutralized conventional terrorists and released hostages.