US Navy Destroyer USS Carney DDG 64 entered the Black Sea, as on the website of the 6th fleet of the US Navy.
“The Carney destroyer entered the Black Sea in order to conduct maritime security operations,” the statement reads.
The purpose of the destroyer’s arrival is to interact with allies and partners in the region. The Navy stressed that the Carney’s arrival in the Black Sea demonstrates the unchanged US commitment to security in the region.
Carney belongs to the early “Arleigh Burke-class” destroyer and carries standard weaponry including 96 launchers for various types of missiles such as Tomahawks, Standard and VL-ASCROC missiles. The ship is also equipped with Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.