Ukrainian Navy vessels and a Royal Navy helicopter from a previous exercise.  

Kyiv Post: Romania and US to Hold Exercises in Black Sea and Danube Delta 

The exercises will involve armored boats, amphibious armored personnel carriers, reconnaissance aircraft and other equipment. 

Romania and the US are to hold join naval exercises in the Black Sea and Danube Delta, it has been announced. Called ‘Sea Breeze 23.3,’ the drills will take place from September 11 to 15 with military personnel from Ukraine, Bulgaria, France, the United Kingdom and Turkey will also taking part. 

“The main objective of conducting Exercise Sea Breeze 23.3 is to develop operational and tactical interoperability between the participating countries, in the field of combating explosive devices, in particular, drifting sea mines, in order to ensure freedom of navigation,” the Romanian Navy said in a statement.  

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WNU Editor: I am reading reports that other NATO countries will be involved, including the UK. 

This is a deliberately orchestrated provocation against Russia that had to be signed off by the Oval Office. This is an incredibly dangerous move that will result in a Russian response if these vessels approach the Crimean or Russian coast.  

Update: According to TASS, the countries that will be involved in this exercise are the US, Romania, Bulgaria, the UK, Turkey, Ukraine and France …. Romania, US to hold naval exercise in Danube delta, Black Sea with US, Ukraine, allies (TASS). 

Navies Of Ukraine, The US, And Romania To Hold Joint Military Exercises In The Black Sea And The Danube Delta  

U.S. 6th Fleet Kicks off Exercise Sea Breeze 2023-3 —

Romania, U.S. and Ukraine to conduct joint military exercises in Danube Delta — RBC Ukraine

 US-Russia “Face Off” In Black Sea After Russia Bombs Ukraine’s Ports Producing ‘Deadly’ Sea Drones? — EurAsian Times

Romania and US to conduct exercises with Ukraine in Black Sea and Danube Delta — Ukrainska Pravda 

Romania, U.S. to hold exercises in Black Sea, Danube Delta — Ukrinform

Sea Breeze 23.3 exercises to begin in the Black Sea — Foreign Brief