Two Russian Su-27 fighter jets on Wednesday conducted an “unsafe” intercept of a group of French Air Force aircraft operating over the Black Sea. Two French Air Force Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft and a KC-135FR aerial refueling tanker flying over international waters in the Black Sea when it was intercepted by two Russian Sukhoi Su-27 […]
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Emergency workers saved half the 12-member crew after the vessel sank off the Black Sea coast, state media said, but bad weather hindered further rescue efforts.
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England conducted a joint training mission over the Black Sea, January. 14, 2020. The training mission occurred in international airspace within the Black Sea […]
The supposed ruse has enabled him to spend time at a government residence on the Black Sea without risking a potential political backlash, a Russian news site reported.
The U.S. Navy has reported that Arleigh Burke-clas guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) began its south-bound international strait transit en route to the Mediterranean Sea after conducting Black Sea maritime security operations enhancing regional maritime stability, combined readiness, and naval capability with NATO allies and partners in the region. Donald Cook entered the […]
Russian Black Sea and Baltic fleets are involved in massive Navy drills running at their naval bases, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation’s press office reported on Thursday. On 3 December, all of the Black Sea Fleet ships have kicked off drills at sea or naval bases to practice naval battles and emergency […]
In the last few months, the U.S. Army has significantly expanded its activities in the Black Sea Region. On 19 November, Members of 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 41st Field Artillery Brigade (41st FAB) deployed two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) with 2 launcher crews, comprised of six personnel, from Ramstein Air […]
Russia’s National Defense Control Center reported that on Saturday Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet scrambled to intercept the US Air Force’s RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea. “A Su-27 fighter jet of the Southern Military District’s air defense units on duty was scrambled to identify the air target and to prevent it from violating the […]
Russian National Defense Control Center has reported that the Russian Navy has been monitoring the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) sailing up the Black Sea. “The Black Sea Fleet’s forces and means began monitoring the USS Donald Cook, who entered the Black Sea on November 23,” the Ministry of Defense said. […]