Contents tagged with USS Carney

  • Ukraine and NATO change plan of Sea Breeze military exercises because of Russia

    The plan of joint Sea Breeze—2019 exercises with participation of Ukraine, the USA, and NATO countries was changed due to Russia's actions in the Black Sea, reads the message of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

    The commander of the Ukrainian Navy Ihor Voronchenko said that the area of the maneuvers was changed due to the "attempts of Northern neighbor to confuse us with the sudden closure of the navigation area." "We took this as an additional challenge and are ready to counteract …

  • 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. …

  • 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 …