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  • 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 February 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, for a scheduled training and maintenance availability (TRAV) on February 13. The maintenance is being conducted after the ship completed a patrol in the US 6th Fleet Area of Operations. Porter departed Rota on December 27, 2018, and began […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Riga, Latvia, on January 22 for a scheduled port visit. Porter is one of two Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers operating in the Baltic currently, under the close watch of Russian Navy corvettes. “We would like to thank our Latvian hosts for the warm welcome and hospitality,” […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Aksaz, Turkey for a port visit on January 1.  Following the port visit, the Arleigh Burke-class ship is scheduled to take part in a joint exercise with the Turkish Navy and Air Force in the Mediterranean Sea. Porter got underway from Spain on December 31 to […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) returned to its Spain homeport on July 27, completing its fifth forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol. Porter departed Naval Station Rota on April 2, to conduct naval operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations, interacting with 20 countries in the process. During the patrol, Porter […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Cherbourg, France, on April 7 for a scheduled port visit. The visit is aimed at enhancing US-France relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. During Porter’s time in Cherbourg, the crew will be participating in a wreath-laying ceremony […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) on June 16 became the U.S. Navy ship to complete a 60-day Surface Incremental Availability (SIA) at the Rota naval base in Spain. Porter serves as one of the navy’s four forward deployed guided-missile destroyers home-ported in Rota, Spain that support NATO’s regional security and ballistic missile defense efforts. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Porter (DDG 78), US Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, completed its first forward deployed patrol in U.S. 6th Fleet and returned to Naval Station Rota on November 4. The ship deployed from Naval Station Rota June 29, 2015. While on patrol, Porter conducted several port visits and engagements with NATO allies and regional partners, and […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 28. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Croatia, and improve relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. This port visit will provide the crew […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, for a scheduled port visit Oct. 9, 2015. The vessel’s presence in Ukraine reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black Sea region. During […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) hosted a reception for senior Albanian defense officials aboard the ship September 26. The reception was an expression of Porter’s appreciation for hosting the ship and its crew in Vlore, and it also served to strengthen the ties between the U.S. and Albania. The guest list […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit August 9, 2015. The port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Israeli relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on a routine patrol conducting naval operations […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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) […]

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

    Senior members of the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) attended the Exercise Breeze 2015 pre-sail conference in Varna, Bulgaria, July 7. The focus of the exercise is on interoperability, anti-submarine warfare, and maritime interdiction operations, among other warfare capabilities. US forces scheduled to participate are the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter and a P-3C […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Varna, Bulgaria, for a scheduled port visit, July 6, 2015. Porter’s presence in Bulgaria reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black Sea region. Porter […]

  • 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 […]