Contents tagged with US Navy

  • Two US Navy missile destroyers entered the Black Sea

    Two United States Navy missile destroyers, the USS Carney and the USS Ross entered the Black Sea on Saturday, February 17. The press-service of the Navy’s 6th Fleet recalled that the last time the two warships were in the Black Sea at the same time was July 2017, during the joint US-Ukrainian exercises called “Sea Breeze.”

    The decision to send two ships into the Black Sea was made in advance to carry out Maritime security operations.

    The USS Carney is equipped with an Aegis missile defense …

  • Russia calls joint US-Ukraine naval exercise ‘a provocation’

    The joint exercises of the Ukrainian Navy and the United States Navy in the Black Sea is a provocation against Russia, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security Franz Klintsevich told RIA Novosti news agency.

    "This is a kind of political demonstration of US hegemonic aspirations: ‘we are everywhere, and everything concerns us,’" the senator said. At the same time, according, the American destroyer poses no threat to Russia.

    "It [the destroyer USS Carney] …

  • Ukrainian military aircraft and American destroyer USS Carney conduct joint exercise in the Black Sea

    Navy Aviation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine held PASSEX type joint training exercises with the U.S. Navy's USS Carney (DDG 64) destroyer in the Black Sea, the press center of Ukraine's Naval Command reports on its Facebook page.

    It is noted that these exercises were aimed at practicing interaction in accordance with NATO standards and increasing the level of interoperability.

    During the exercises, two Kamov’s Ka-27 helicopters of the Ukrainian Navy performed more than 10 landings on the deck …

  • American Navy destroyer USS Carney enters the Black Sea

    The American destroyer USS Carney entered the Black Sea, as reported by  twitter user Yörük Işık, who tracks the movement of warships across the Bosporus.

    As noted by Yörük Işık, the US Navy will “boost the patrols in the Black Sea amid tensions in the region”. This is the fourth such deployment of the destroyer.

    The USS Carney reported on Facebook that on January 3rd it left the Italian port of Brindisi, where it stayed for the New Year. The ship began its fourth patrol on December 2, 2017. …

  • Ukraine’s Navy conducts drills with US Navy destroyer USS James E. Williams

    On Saturday, the Ukrainian Naval Forces conducted PASSEX type joint training exercises with the US Navy’s James E. Williams destroyer, the press center of Ukraine’s Naval Command reported.

    “On December 2, the Ukrainian Naval Forces together with the USS James Williams conducted PASSEX type training exercises. Two Ka-27 helicopters from the Ukrainian Navy were involved in the event,” the report states.

    The goal of the exercises was to work on cooperation with partner-states’ ships according to …

  • American Marines building a command center for the Ukrainian Navy in Ochakiv

    The US Naval construction battalion has begun building a marine operations control center for the Ukrainian Navy in the city of Ochakiv, located in the Mykolaiv region.

    According to the US Navy press service, the work began on July 25; prior to that, the parties have developed and agreed on project documentation and logistics issues since the beginning of the year.

    The work is being carried out as part of the Foreign Military Construction Sales (FMCS) program; the construction is part of the …