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  • 19 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French Navy’s Horizon-class air warfare destroyer FS Chevalier Paul is scheduled to join Romanian Navy vessels for maritime exercises on July 19, two days after entering the Black Sea. FS Chevalier Paul is expected to be joined by three Romanian Navy vessels for a set of joint activities in the Black Sea. During a three-day […]

  • 19 August 2014

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed Constanta, Romania, to participate in the underway portion of Romanian Navy Day, Aug. 15.   Romanian Navy Day is a national holiday celebrated every year on Aug. 15. During the celebration, the Romanian Navy conducted a parade of ships, and a Romanian Navy SA-330 Puma […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An anti-submarine warfare exercise hosted by the Turkish Navy kicked off at Aksaz Naval Base on November 4. Warships from five countries will be training together in the Mediterranean Sea and off the coast of Turkey through November 20. The exercise is called Dogu Akdeniz-17 and is organized by Turkey every two years. According to the […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A U.S. Navy P-3C Orion from Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 arrived in Constanta, Romania Oct. 11 to participate in a three-day anti-submarine warfare exchange with the Romanian Navy. U.S. and Romanian Sailors will discuss and practice ASW tactics, techniques, and procedures in in order to enhance interoperability and combined capability to ensure security, access and […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Research & Development

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, Aug 11.   Vella Gulf’s presence in Romania and the Black Sea reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with NATO allies and partners, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the […]

  • 4 July 2019

    The Romanian authorities have selected French Naval Group and its Romanian partner Santierul Naval Constanta (SNC) for the program to build four new Gowind multi-mission corvettes. In addition, Naval Group and SNC will modernize the T22 frigates and create a maintenance center and a training center. The ships will be built in Romania under a […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Romanian navy in the Black Sea, Feb. 12, 2015. The exercise was aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring NATO allies and regional partners of the United States’ commitment to the alliance and to maritime security and stability […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) conducted deck landing qualification (DLQ) training with Romanian navy pilots July 31-Aug. 1 as part of the bilateral exercise Summer Storm 2011. The eight Romanian pilots, the only aviators in that country’s navy, are members of “Black Sea Knights” and fly the IAR-330 Puma helicopter. “There are over […]

  • 3 June 2015

    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 […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In another exercise aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring NATO allies and regional partners of the United States’ commitment to the alliance and to maritime security and stability in the Black Sea region, US Navy’s USS Cole (DDG 67) engaged in training with the Romanian Navy. USS Cole and and the Romanian navy ship ROS Regina […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Romanian Navy has deployed a frigate and a minesweeper to join two separate NATO maritime groups for operations in the Black Sea. Frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand and Musca-class minesweeper Lt. Lupu Dinescu got underway from the naval base in Constanta on July 11 and will spend the rest of the month deployed with the NATO groups. […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Romanian defense ministry on January 11 announced it is suspending the tender for the procurement of four new multi-role corvettes and upgrades of two frigates currently in service with the Romanian Navy. As explained by the ministry, the procedure was put on hold until irregularities discovered in the tender procedure are investigated. Three European […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships from NATO’s standing mine countermeasure group 2 (SNMCMG2) joined the underway portion of the Romanian-hosted exercise Poseidon that is taking place between March 5 and 13. The exercise as a whole is hosted by Romania this year and will include more than 1,500 sailors and 17 warships from seven NATO member states. Romanian contribution […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, April 24.   Donald Cook’s presence was an example of the U.S. Navy’s commitment to enhancing interoperability at sea, serving as a cornerstone of NATO’s military strength, while demonstrating the U.S. and allied forces’ capability to provide the right presence, in […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived in Poti, Georgia, on May 14 after concluding their participation in the Romanian-hosted Black Sea exercise Sea Shield 2018. During the four-day port call to Poti, the ships’ crews will join Georgian Border Police for drills aimed at increasing interoperability between Georgian and NATO naval forces. […]

  • 28 August 2014

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed the Black Sea Aug. 26, after a series of engagements in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Here are five things to know about Vella Gulf’s time in the Black Sea:   1. This was Vella Gulf’s third time in the Black Sea. She first entered […]

  • 17 May 2018

    Romanian Constanţa Shipyard (SNC) and French Naval Group have partnered up on four corvettes to be built for the Romanian Navy.  On April 20th, 2018, the duo inked an “exclusive partnership” to deliver four Gowind 2500 newbuilds. As informed, the partnership agreement follows the memorandum of understanding signed between the two companies in November 2017. Should […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    21 military ships, 10 combat aircraft and a submarine are taking part in Sea Shield 18 from May 4 to 11. Sea Shield is an annual, Romania-led multinational exercise in the Black Sea designed to improve interoperability and combat proficiency of participating units. As informed by the Romanian Navy, more than 2,300 troops from Bulgaria, […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    French Navy’s La Fayette-class frigate FS Guepratte (F-714) is scheduled to enter the Romanian port of Constanta on December 5 for the final port visit on her Black Sea tour. Guepratte is visiting Romania after paying a visit to Ukrainian port of Odessa along with US Navy destroyer USS James E Williams on November 30. Once […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Following an intensive training with German Navy’s cadets, the Romanian Navy’s sail training ship Mircea returned to its homeport of Constanta on September 20, 2018. Around 100 German cadets trained in two groups with the Romanian Navy for five weeks. Last year, Germany decided to lease the Romanian ship as a replacement for the Gorch […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Romanian frigate ROS Regele Ferdinand today joined the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) – Operation ATALANTA, combating piracy off Somalia.  In doing so she becomes the first Romanian warship to take part in the EU’s counter-piracy operation. Commissioned into the Romanian Navy in 2004, the 146 metres long warship has a displacement of 4166 […]

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

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) conducted an underway engagement with the Romanian navy in the Black Sea, Nov. 7. The engagement was aimed at improving maritime readiness and capability; and reaffirming the commitment to promote peace and stability with US Navy’s allies and partners in the Black Sea region. Cmdr. Tadd […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) took part in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with a ship from the Romanian Navy in the Black Sea as it departed Constanta, Romania, October 20. Mount Whitney participated in a minesweeping exercise with Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustaiu Sebastian (F-264), as well as a […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Romanian-hosted exercise Sea Shield 2019 concluded in the Black Sea on April 13. In addition to Romanian Navy units, the annual drill was joined by five NATO ships which are part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2). In total, over 20 ships and crews from Romania, Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, the Netherlands and […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) participated in a bilateral underway engagement with the Romanian Navy corvette Admiral Eustatiu Sebastian (F-264)in the Black Sea, June 22-23. The exercises are aimed at improving maritime capabilities and reassuring our NATO allies and partners of our commitment to the alliance and to their security. Underway […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    It is official. German Navy officer cadets are finally getting their feet wet on August 9 when they will embark Romanian sail training ship Mircea to gain their first at sea experience and training. Mircea is scheduled to enter the German port of Wilhelmshaven on August 2 to welcome the cadets who will embark the ship […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After entering the Black Sea on August 18, the crew of the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) will be visiting Romania on the first port call of their Black Sea deployment. After conducting a replenishment at sea with the Turkish Navy replenishment oiler TCG YB. Kudret (A 595) on August 19, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Equipment & technology

    Romanian helicopter manufacturer IAR Brasov has chosen Thales to supply TMS 2000 sonobuoy processors to equip IAR-330 Pumahelicopters operated by the Romanian Navy. The processors will give the Romanian Navy a decisive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability to detect submarines in the Black Sea, in particular as part of NATO missions. TMS 2000 processors offer a rapidly deployable ASW capability, with installation […]