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  • 16 March 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced that the future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer (DDG 119) will be named USS Delbert D. Black after the first master chief petty officer of the Navy (MCPON) at a ship naming ceremony held at the Navy Memorial in Washington March 13. The ceremony was attended by numerous […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) departed the Black Sea on July 1, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Laboon’s 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. […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed the Black Sea after a series of engagements promoting peace and stability in the region, Aug. 25.   While in the Black Sea, Vella Gulf’s mission was to work with NATO allies and partners, demonstrating the United States’ commitment to strengthening and improving interoperability while […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) departed the Black Sea, April 14, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. The vessel’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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Carney (DDG 64) and USS Ross (DDG 71) are underway in the Black Sea again after completing port calls in Varna, Bulgaria, and Constanta, Romania, respectively. The two destroyers entered the Black Sea transiting the Bosphorus two days apart on February 17 and 18. According to the Montreux Convention, the destroyers will […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) entered the Black Sea, July 7, to promote peace and stability in the region.   While in the Black Sea, Vella Gulf will conduct a port visit in Bulgaria, then head back out to sea to participate in the Bulgarian-led exercise Breeze; Romania, Italy, Turkey and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) entered the Black Sea on October 10 to conduct theater security cooperation and key leader engagement events with allies and partners in the region. USS Mount Whitney is operating in the Black Sea in support of operation Atlantic Resolve, the U.S. response to […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Vessels

    The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has entered the Black Sea to conduct routine patrols with NATO allies.  Starting July 2, 2019, Canadian Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto is sailing the Black Sea with Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) to enhance interoperability with allies and build on cooperation with NATO partners. SNMG2 is led by Commodore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Training & Education

      Russian shipbuilding and ship-repair facilities will be constructed on the Black Sea coast, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on January 18 at the conference on the development of Russia’s shipbuilding capability in the Black Sea region. As Dmitry Rogozin noticed, it’s important to immediately start the construction of facilities that would ensure proper […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed the Black Sea on July 17, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Porter’s operations 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. […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) entered the Black Sea, Oct.11, to promote peace and stability in the region. The flagship’s presence in the Black Sea will serve to reaffirm the United States’ dedication and commitment towards strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s USS Ross (DDG 71) will enter the Black Sea, May 23, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. Ross’s presence in the Black Sea will reaffirm the dedication and commitment of the United States toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst NATO and regional Black Sea partners. Commanding Officer, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) will enter the Black Sea, April 3, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. The ship’s presence in the Black Sea demonstrates the United States’ commitment to working closely with allies to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval capability; and US […]

  • 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 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, Jan. 14, 2015, after a series of engagements that promoted peace and stability in the region. Donald Cook’s presence in the Black Sea serves to reaffirm U.S. commitment towards strengthening partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy now has two guided-missile destroyers in the Black Sea after USS Carney transited the Bosphorus on February 18. Carney is joining sister ship USS Ross which entered the Black Sea on February 17. Recognizing the fact that having two destroyers in the Black Sea is not something the navy does on a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Varna, Bulgaria, April 15 for the first port visit of its Black Sea tour. The ship transited the Bosphorus Strait to enter the Black Sea on April 14. The navy did not say how long the destroyer would stay in the region but the 1936 […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) will enter the Black Sea, Aug. 28, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. The ship’s operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability, readiness, and naval capability with their allies and partners. Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet […]