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  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea, Oct. 26 after participating in bilateral tactical exchanges with Black Sea nations, and port visits to Ukraine, Romania and Georgia. Porter’s operations in the Black Sea provided the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Britain’s newest warship, HMS Duncan, spent a week in the Black Sea with the Romanian and Bulgarian Navies. Fresh from operations in the Gulf, the ship sailed through the Bosphorus to work with NATO allies. Operating off Burgas, Bulgaria, and Constanța, Romania, the destroyer carried out training manoeuvres with the two Navies and hosted senior visitors […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea on February 2 on a routine Black Sea deployment. On her first Black Sea port visit, USS Porter arrived in Constanta, Romania, on February 3. “It’s always a privilege to visit the welcoming city of Constanta. Our past few visits have given […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Spain-based Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) is entering the Black Sea for exercises and engagements with regional allies. The US Navy said the Aegis destroyer started its north-bound transit to the Black Sea on August 8. Porter’s arrival in the Black Sea will be the sixth time a US ship […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) participated in a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) with ships from the navies of Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine in the Black Sea, Oct. 13 and 14. The PASSEX was conducted in order to improve maritime capabilities between the U.S. and the other nations and increase warfighting […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s forward-deployed destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) exited the Black Sea, August 27, after 15 days of maritime security operations and theater security engagements. USS Carney was in the Black Sea at the same time as USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7), which became the first Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship to operate in the Black Sea as […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, for a port visit as part of its deployment to the Black Sea. The ship arrived at the port on October 13 with five Ukrainian officers on board observing sea-and-anchor operations. These operations enhance regional maritime stability, combined readiness and naval […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed the Black Sea on March 3, after conducting maritime security operations. The US Navy vessel entered the Black Sea in February 2018, joining sister ship USS Ross. Carney’s crew visited Varna for a scheduled port visit to strengthen ties between the US and Bulgaria. Members […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities

    Russian fighter jets flew “dangerously close” to the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Porter in the Black Sea in what was the first incident of this kind since the new U.S. president was sworn in. Russian aircraft performed three “unprofessional and unsafe” approaches at the USS Porter in a single day on February 10, U.S. officials […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) entered the Black Sea, October 24, to conduct maritime security operations in the region. Carney entered the Black Sea to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to the collective security of NATO allies and partners in Europe as part of the U.S. operation Atlantic Resolve. “It’s great to be back […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Russian Navy Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet rescue forces recently held an exercise on searching and providing assistance to a simulated disabled submarine. In the course of the exercise, aircraft crews practiced searching procedures of the “disabled” submarine. Tasked with simulated a submarine in distress was the Russian Navy Kilo-class submarine Novorossiysk, often dubbed as the “quietest […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) recently completed its third Black Sea deployment under the command of Turkish Navy Captain Ramazan Kesgin. SNMCMG2 started its deployment on July 8 in support of NATO’s assurance measures regarding alliance resolve and commitment to collective defense, and to enhance maritime security in the region. SNMCMG2 included the flagship TCG […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed the Black Sea June 3, 2015, after a series of engagements to promoted peace and stability in the region. Ross’ presence in the Black Sea reaffirmed U.S. commitment toward the region and increased joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea partners. Ross entered […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) will enter the Black Sea, Oct. 10, to promote peace and stability in the region. Cole’s presence in the Black Sea will serve to reaffirm the United States’ dedication and commitment toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities among U.S., NATO, and regional Black Sea […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) will enter the Black Sea to promote peace and stability in the region, Sept. 3.   Ross’ presence in the Black Sea serves to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to strengthening the collective security of NATO allies and partners in the region. The ship is scheduled […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea, Sept. 1, after conducting maritime security operations and theater security engagements with allies and partners. “Our time in the Black Sea provided the opportunity to continue working closely with NATO allies and partners. We’re building strong relationships here, which are crucial to […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    An F70 type anti-submarine frigate of the French Navy, the Dupleix, will enter the Black Sea this weekend, according to Russian news agency ITAR-TASS.   The frigate will replace the US Navy’s destroyer USS Donald Cook, which is currently positioned in the western part of the Black Sea. Arrival of the French ship will keep […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) was scheduled to arrive in the Black Sea on June 21 to promote peace and stability in the region. Laboon’s presence in the Black Sea will serve to reaffirm the U.S. dedication and commitment toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, September 13, after participating in Sea Breeze 2015. Donald Cook’s operations in the Black Sea provided the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and partners in the region. Donald Cook entered the Black Sea […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) departed the Black Sea Feb. 22 after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Cole’s presence in the Black Sea served to reaffirm U.S. commitment towards strengthening partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea partners. Cmdr. […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities

    USS Cole (DDG 67) entered the Black Sea, to promote peace and stability in the region, Feb. 8, 2015. Cole’s presence in the Black Sea serves to reaffirm the U.S. dedication to commitment towards strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea partners. USS Cole (DDG 67), home ported […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transited the Bosphorus Strait departing the Black Sea, Sept. 12, after conducting a series of engagements designed to promote peace and stability in the region.   Ross’ presence in the Black Sea served to demonstrate the United States’ commitment to strengthening the collective security of NATO […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group TWO (SNMCMG2), one of NATO’s four Standing Maritime Forces, entered the Black Sea on Thursday, 3 July 2014, in a regularly scheduled deployment to enhance NATO’s solidarity and readiness in the region.   Led by Captain Giovanni Piegaja (ITA Navy), SNMCMG2 is currently composed of flagship ITS AVIERE (ITA Navy […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) units entered the Black Sea on March 23 for routine operations in the area, including upcoming exercises with the Georgian Navy. The task unit is composed of three frigates from Canada, Italy and Turkey, commanded by Italian Navy Rear Admiral Paolo Fantoni. The ships — HMCS Fredericton, ITS Fasan […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The latest diesel-electric 636.6 project submarine SSK Krasnodar was put in the service of the Russian Navy at Admiralty Shipyards today, November 5. According to Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Victor Chirkov, Krasnodar is the fourth diesel-electric submarine of the project built by OAO Admiralteyskiye Verfi shipyard for the Black Sea Fleet. Novorossiysk, the first submarine of the project, […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    New diesel-electric submarine Krasnodar will be put into the service of the Russian Navy on November 5, 2015, with a flag raising ceremony, to be held in Saint Petersburg. Krasnodar is the 4th submarine in a series of six units constructed by Admiralty Shipyards for the submarine forces of the Black Sea Fleet. The construction […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet destroyer ship Smetlivy will take part in the “Russian week in the Ionian Islands”. RFS Smetlivy left Sevastopol today and headed for the Black  Sea straits. The ship is expected to reach the Mediterranean Sea tomorrow. According to the vessel’s schedule, the ship will participate in international naval events, including the traditionally held “Russian week on […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian Navy’s new diesel-electric submarine Rostov-on-Don completed her sail from Novorossiysk to Sevastopol – both Black Sea ports, on December 25. In Sevastopol, the submarine will undergo inspection and routine maintenance of mechanisms of the submarine after it made the transition from the North to the Black Sea Fleet, and after it completed objectives in […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea, July 5, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. Porter’s presence in the Black Sea will serve to reaffirm the U.S. dedication and commitment toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea […]