Category: Black Sea

U.S. Air Force conducts military operations over Black Sea

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 […]

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer completes Black Sea patrol

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 […]

U.S. Army increases activity in Black Sea Region

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 […]