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  • 1 December 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter departed Rota, Spain on November 30 to begin its regularly scheduled deployment. Porter’s operations will provide the ship and crew an opportunity to strengthen and build naval capabilities with allies and partners in the region and in support of operation Atlantic Resolve. “It is an amazing feeling to be […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Varna, Bulgaria July 13, following the conclusion of the Bulgarian naval exercise Breeze 2015. The annual Black Sea naval exercise involved 30 ships and 1,700 personnel including units from the Bulgarian, Greek, Turkish and Romanian navies. U.S. assets participating included the USS Porter (DDG 78) […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The skipper of the USS Porter has been removed from command after his ship collided with an oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The commander of Naval Surface Force Atlantic relieved Cmdr. Martin Arriola of command on Thursday. The collision earlier this month left a breach about 10 feet by 10 feet […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy Video USS Porter (DDG 78), an Aegis-upgraded guided-missile destroyer, completed on March 4 a live-fire test from a SeaRAM missile system and became the first U.S. Navy destroyer to do so. SeaRAM, which replaced Porter’s Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) mount, is a self-contained detect-to-engage ship self-defense capability that combines the sensor systems of a CIWS […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities

    USS Porter (DDG 78) will sail into the Black Sea today, Oct. 6, to promote peace and stability in the region. Porter will enter the Black Sea in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The US Navy routinely operates ships in the Black Sea consistent with international law. Vice Adm. James Foggo, Commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, said: […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Examiner reports that a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Porter collided with a Japanese-owned bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday morning. The U.S. Navy says that no one was hurt in the collision. The collision between USS Porter (DDG 78) and the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter completed a passing exercise with the Romanian naval ship ROS Marcellariu (265) July 14, 2015, in the Black Sea. During this PASSEX, Porter and Marcellariu conducted flag hoisting drills, flashing light drills, basic ship maneuvers, small boat operations that involved exchange of personnel, a close-in-weapons-system live fire; a […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) got underway Naval Station Rota, Spain, on April 2 to start its fifth patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. “We are excited to be heading out on our fifth patrol. The crew has completed a lot of hard work and training […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) and command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Ukraine ahead of the start of exercise Sea Breeze 2018. Only USS Porter pulled into the Ukrainian port city of Odessa prior to the exercise. The two ships entered the Black Sea on July 6 and July […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) joined over 2,800 service personnel from Romania, Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine for the at-sea portion of exercise Sea Shield on February 8. Sea Shield is an annual, Romania-led multinational exercise in the Black Sea designed to improve interoperability and combat proficiency of participating units. […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit July 26. The port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Israeli relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. While in port, Sailors will have the opportunity to visit the local sights, experience […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro visited USS Porter (DDG 78) while in port Haifa, Israel, on August 13. Shapiro had the opportunity to tour the ship, meeting with a full spectrum of Sailors from all of the departments onboard, and seeing firsthand the mission capabilities of Porter. USS Porter arrived in Haifa upon completion […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $49.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the fiscal 2013, USS Porter (DDG 78) extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. USS Porter (DDG-78) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built by Ingalls Shipbuilding. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities

    US Naval Station Norfolk hosted a change of command ceremony for guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) July 11.   Cmdr. Blair Guy relieved Cmdr. Dave Richardson as commanding officer. Capt. A 1995 Naval Academy graduate, Richardson served as Porter’s 10th commanding officer for nearly two years. Assuming command while the ship was deployed in […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Helsinki, Finland, on April 18 for a scheduled port visit. The visit is aimed at enhancing US-Finland relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. It follows a bilateral interoperability live-fire gunnery exercise between the two navies. “Porter […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Haifa, Israel, July 30, 2015 after a scheduled port visit. Porter’s presence in Haifa reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with allies and partners, while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the region. While in port, Sailors had the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 March 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) departed Norfolk Naval Station for the last time, March 27, before being forward deployed to Rota, Spain. Porter’s crew of about 270 Sailors are scheduled to operate in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility prior to arrival in Rota. The ship will be the third of four […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) hosted a group of 9th and 10th grade students from the International School of Vlore, Albania,  for a career day and cultural learning event, Sept. 26. The community relations (COMREL) event was intended to strengthen relationships with the nation of Albania and give the Sailors and […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Training & Education

    Spanish Naval Station Rota personnel and sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyers USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and USS Porter (DDG 78) conducted and completed their third annual major integrated fire drill onboard the Cook on August 29, 2018. “This whole exercise is called the Chapter 13 drill. It’s a fully integrated fire drill of […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in the Gulf of Aden, April 8, to join with Combined Maritime Forces, Combined Task Force (CTF) 151. CTF 151, a multi-national, mission-based task force based in Bahrain, conducts counter-piracy operations in the Southern Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean. “This is […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Prior to its arrival at Naval Station Rota, Spain, the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducted a live-fire exercise aboard the vessel. Sailors used a 240mm machine gun during the exercise conducted on April 27, while the vessel was sailing in the Atlantic Ocean. USS Porter arrived at its destination yesterday, April 30, to begin […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy destroyers and a guided missile cruiser visited ports in three European cities on December 30 and 31. Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) arrived in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, while Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in Split, Croatia on December 31. USS Porter (DDG 78) pulled into Venice, Italy, on […]