Contents tagged with USS Carney

  • 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. …

  • Russia will hold a maritime parade in St. Petersburg despite the presence of the American destroyer USS Carney in the Baltic Sea

    Mikhail Nenashev, the Chairman of the All-Russian Fleet Support public initiative, stated that the maritime parade in St. Petersburg will take place, although fewer ships will take part in it.

    He denied media reports that it was decided to cancel the parade on Victory Day in the northern capital because of the USS Carney cruiser, which approached the inland waters of the Russian Federation at a distance of a potential missile strike.

    "The maritime parade in St. Petersburg will certainly take …

  • Russian media: American warship carrying cruise missiles disrupted Russian Navy parade in Saint Petersburg

    The ships of the Russian Baltic Fleet suddenly left the port of St. Petersburg because of the proximity of the American destroyer with Tomahawk cruise missiles, writes Fontanka news web site.

    The day before, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported that the planned naval Victory Day parade would not be held, but it didn’t give any reasons for the cancellation.

    According to Fontanka, the parade was cancelled because the U.S. destroyer USS Carney approached Russia's coast at a distance …