ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy will take part in the upcoming marine workout ‘Ocean breeze 2021 (SB21)’ as an onlooker.
The workout, being held from June 28 to July 10 in the Black Sea region, is being co-hosted by United States Sixth Fleet as well as Ukrainian Navy.
” Pakistan is amongst the getting involved nations and Pakistan Defence Attaché Ukraine will certainly participate as onlooker,” an official of Pakistan Navy’s media directorate said.
He said no Pakistani ship would take part in the tasks.
The drills are being joined by 32 nations, including Israel. Besides Israel as well as both hosts, other participating countries are Albania, Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Morocco, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Senegal, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and also the UK.
United States Sixth Fleet and Ukrainian Navy are cohost of the exercise
Pakistan Air Force as well as Israel have in the past together participated in United States Air Force’s innovative aerial combat training ‘Red Flag’ exercises.
Tasks at SB21 would certainly consist of amphibious war, land manoeuvre war, diving procedures, maritime interdiction procedures, air protection, unique operations assimilation, anti-submarine warfare as well as search as well as rescue operations.
The workout has been held each year considering that 1997. Organisers say it brings “most Black Sea countries as well as Nato allies and companions together to educate as well as run with Nato participants in the pursuit of building raised ability”.
Meanwhile, PNS Zulfiquar, the navy’s media directorate said, saw Jordan’s Port of Aqaba as part of PN’s overseas release to Mediterranean/Red Sea.
A Pakistan Navy set likewise participated in centennial events of the Kingdom of Jordan at Naval Base, Aqaba.
Upon departure, the Pakistan Navy ship performed passage workout with Jordanian Navy.
“Current check out of Pakistan Navy ship to Port Aqaba and also involvement in the centennial events were reaffirmation of PN-RJNF collaboration and also is expected to further foster brotherly relationships in between Pakistan as well as Jordan,” the navy stated.