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  • 7 April 2017

    As we earlier reported, the U.S. Navy ships, USS Porter and USS Ross were involved in today’s strike attack on Syria. A total of 59 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAMs) targeted aircraft, hardened aircraft shelters, petroleum and logistical storage, ammunition supply bunkers, air defense systems, and radars. The following videos from the ships show the […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) pulled into Toulon, France for a scheduled port visit September 13. While in port, Ross plans on conducting a community relations project and hosting a tour of the ship. Toulon will be Ross’ fifth port visit since getting underway in mid-July. “Pulling into France is […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) got underway from Naval Station Rota, Spain, on January 8, to start its sixth forward-deployed patrol in Africa and Europe. Ross completed its previous four-month patrol in July 2017. The 2017 patrol saw the destroyer take part in a cruise missile strike against Shayrat airfield in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin its fifth scheduled forward-deployed patrol in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe April 3. Ross’s patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations serves to bolster relationships with allies and regional partners, and its participation in […]

  • 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, […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy vessels recently met in the Mediterranean Sea for a replenishment operation. The vessels, the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) and the Military Sealift Command USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189), rendezvoused on May 13. During this operation USS Ross received necessary supplies and was able to continue its deployment. Ross is conducting naval operations in […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Spain-based Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) completed its sixth patrol in the US 6th Fleet area of operations, returning to its forward-deployed location at Naval Station Rota on May 7. Ross departed Rota Jan. 8, 2018, and in the course of its four-month patrol visited several countries, participated in joint […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Rota, Spain for a scheduled patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility July 14. This is Ross’s 4th patrol since being forward deployed to Rota, Spain. The patrol serves to strengthen ties between U.S. and European allies while improving relations and […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, after completing a four month patrol that began April 3, 2017. At the beginning of the ship’s fifth forward-deployed patrol, Ross and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducted a cruise missile strike against Shayrat […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain on June 12, for a mid-patrol availability period. Carney is currently on its third forward-deployed naval force ballistic missile defense patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. “So far, this patrol we’ve taken part in exercise Joint Warrior […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities

    USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to Naval Station Rota, Nov. 18, after completing a four-month patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. While on patrol, Ross, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, performed numerous missions including Baltic missile defense, maritime security operations, and bilateral and multilateral exercises with allies and […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) during a scheduled port visit in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 11. While in Istanbul the SECNAV met with the crew to thank them for a job well done on the ship’s first patrol as a forward-deployed BMD ship. The SECNAV emphasized that there […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Vessels

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) has become the first US Navy ship to visit Israeli port of Ashdod in nineteen years. USS Ross arrived in Ashdod on October 8, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. As other navy ships usually call the port of Haifa when visiting the country, the recent visit may […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to its Spanish homeport at Naval Station Rota on July 7, completing its eighth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol. The Arleigh Burke-class ship departed for patrol on March 8 to carry out naval operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. Ross began patrol integrating into […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) participated in a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) with ships from the Romanian, Turkish and Ukrainian Navies, Dec. 6. The PASSEX was conducted in order to improve maritime capabilities between the U.S. and Black Sea naval forces. The cooperating nations participated in advanced ship maneuvering […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 17, to begin its second forward-deployed patrol in support of ballistic missile defense of Europe and Operation Atlantic Resolve. Ross’ forward presence and the ship’s participation in combined underway tactical exchanges with allies and partners will strengthen the region’s collective […]

  • 24 March 2015

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transits the Mediterranean Sea during high wind conditions. Ross is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. Image: US Navy

  • 9 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Haifa, Israel, on May 7, for a scheduled port visit. The ship’s crew hosted Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) representatives for a reception aboard the ship welcoming more than 90 host-nation guests including IDF Brig. Gen. Hadi Zilberman, head of Planning Division, and Rear […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) successfully intercepted a ballistic missile in the North Atlantic Ocean during the Maritime Theater Missile Defense (MTMD) Forum’s At Sea Demonstration (ASD) Oct. 20, 2015. This is first time a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IA guided interceptor was fired on a non-U.S. range and the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived at Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin her forward deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, June 16.   Ross, departed Norfolk, Va., June 3, and is the second of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed to Rota, joining USS […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived at Naval Station Rota, Spain, to begin her forward-deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations April 30, 2015. Porter departed Norfolk, June 3, and is the third of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward-deployed to Rota. The first, USS Donald Cook […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) participate in a low-light small arms training exercise. The training was conducted on July 8, while the vessel was sailing in the Mediterranean Sea. Ross is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) kicks off a two-day underway exercise with the Ukrainian navy Frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy (U 130), June 1, 2015. The 2-day exercise is being conducted in international waters and is scheduled to end today, June 2. The purpose of Ross’ presence in the Black Sea is to reassure […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Souda Bay, Greece, following a scheduled port visit, July 29.   Ross was in Souda Bay for three days, while the ship refueled and met incoming personnel. The port visit allowed the crew an opportunity to experience some of the culture and sights the island of […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors participate in a low light small arms training exercise aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). The operation was conducted in the Mediterranean Sea on June 23. Ross is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. Image: US Navy

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors demonstrate proficiency with firefighting techniques on the flight deck of the guided-missile USS Ross (DDG 71) during crash-and-salvage training exercises. The drills were conducted in April 3, during the vessel’s deployment in the Mediterranean Sea. Ross is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S national security […]