Contents tagged with USS Ross

  • Russia is monitoring U.S. Navy destroyer since it entered the Black Sea

    The Russian Black Sea Fleet is monitoring destroyer USS Porter of the U.S. Navy, which entered the Black Sea, reported the Russian National Defense Management Center, as quoted by RIA Novosti.

    According to the center, the destroyer entered the Black Sea at 18:30 Moscow time. "The Black Sea Fleet's forces and facilities are monitoring the actions of the U.S. Navy ship," the statement reads.

    According to the U.S. Navy's Sixth Fleet, USS Porter will work with the Black Sea partner countries to …

  • Russia simulates attack on US destroyer in Black Sea

    The Russian Armed Forces conducted military drills in the Black Sea, in which they simulated an attack on the American Ross destroyer, which was going to the port of Odessa, reports the Ukrainian Air Command, citing intelligence data.

    It is noted that during the military exercise, a pair of Su-24M front-line bombers, which were supported by  of fighter aircraft, “conducted" a missile attack on a surface target, the USS Ross missile destroyer.

    "On December 23, a pair of Su-24M front-line …

  • US destroyer enters the Black Sea

    USS Ross DDG 71 missile destroyer has crossed the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus on December 15, and entered the waters of the Black Sea, reports Dumskaya news outlet. Three hundred thirty-seven crew are on the ship.

    The length of the destroyer is 154 meters, width is 20 meters, and its draft is 9.3 meters. It accelerates to 32 knots using the four gas turbine units with a capacity of 108,000 horsepower.

    The USS Ross (DDG-71) is equipped with an Aegis Combat System, Tomahawk cruise missiles, …

  • 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 …

  • American USS Ross guided missile destroyer deployed to the Black Sea

    The USS Ross guided missile destroyer entered the Black Sea, passing the Bosporus under cover of darkness in support of the US allies, according to Yörük Işık’s Twitter blog, which tracks the movement of warships across the Bosporus.

    As reported on the website of the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, on February 9, the USS Ross destroyer arrived in the Albanian port of Vlorë. RBC-Ukraine website says that the presence of the American warship in the Mediterranean Sea shows the US commitment in …