Contents tagged with USS Porter

  • 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 …

  • Russian Navy escorts US warship in Black Sea

    The Russian Black Sea Fleet started escorting the US Navy destroyer USS Porter, which entered the southern part of the Black Sea, reports TASS news agency, citing the Russian National Defense Management Center.

    The Center notes that constant monitoring of the American battleship is carried out by the forces and means of the Black Sea Fleet. The Russian Admiral Essen frigate, small rocket ships Vyshny Volochyok and Orekhovo-Zuyevo, are involved in direct monitoring l of the ship's maneuvers. …

  • The U.S. raises concerns about a dangerous maneuver by Russian military aircraft near its destroyer in the Black Sea

    U.S. naval forces counted at least three flights of Russian military aircraft over its destroyer, the USS Porter in the Black Sea according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

    Lieutenant-Colonel Michelle Baldanza claimed that all of the incidents occurred on February 10 and were considered by the Porter’s commander to be unsafe and unprofessional.

    "The destroyer Porter was sending requests to all of the aircraft and received no answer. The Russian planes disabled their transponders," Baldanza …