Exercise Sea Breeze in September included ships from Ukraine and NATO allies. The destroyer Ross represented the U. in the Black Sea exercise. NATO's maritime boss wants to plan more large-scale exercises.
March 17, 2015 For Marine & Oceans In the context of tension between Russia and the West, NATO continues its naval exercises in the Black Sea, offshore Romania. American ships, Canadian, Turkish, German, Italian and Romanian to simulate anti-aircraft and submarine responses.
US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) entered the Black Sea, July 5, 2015, to promote peace and stability in the region. Porter’s presence in the Black Sea will serve to reaffirm the U.S. dedication and commitment toward strengthening the partnerships and joint operational capabilities amongst U.S., NATO and regional Black Sea partners. Porter entered the Black Sea in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
The United States began its biggest European deployment of fighters with a visit to the Black Sea in an exercise aimed at beefing up military support for NATO’s eastern European allies who say they face aggression from Russia