The US destroyer entered the Black sea

Эсминец США вошел в Черное море

The US destroyer in the Black sea

This is the first arrival of the ship in the Black sea and the second ship of the U.S. Navy in the region this year.

American destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) entered the Black sea on Saturday, January 19, late in the evening.

“USS Donald Cook passed the Turkish Straits and entered the Black sea on 19 January 2019 to conduct transactions on Maritime security in support of regional allies and partners”, – stated in the message of the naval forces of the USA in Europe and Africa.

This is the first arrival of the ship in the Black sea and the second ship of the U.S. Navy in the region this year.

Donald Cook is armed with Tomahawk missiles, has more artillery, air defense, missile and torpedo weapons. The ship is based in the Spanish port of Rota in the framework of the NATO missile defence.

Recall that on 6 January landing ship, USS Fort McHenry entered the Black sea. He spent three days in the Romanian port of Constanta, and then took part in joint exercises with the Romanian frigate King Ferdnand.

25 Nov 2018 in the Black sea of the FSB of Russia seized three Ukrainian ship with the use of fire.

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