US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The USS Oak Hill landing assault ship dock began its transition to the Black Sea. He must join the destroyer USS Porter.
BREAKING: #USSOakHill begins its transit to the #BlackSea. Oak Hill will be the 4th @USNavy warship to enter the Black Sea and will join #USSPorter in a combined patrol!#USNavy routinely operates in the Black Sea with our @NATO allies & partners 🇹🇷🇧🇬🇷🇴🇺🇦🇬🇪!#OpenForBusiness pic.twitter.com/IrHatHrert
— U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (@USNavyEurope) June 18, 2020
Recall that American sailors plan to conduct exercises with colleagues from Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Georgia. The US military claims that their visit to the Black Sea will increase security in the region and expand cooperation with partners.
On June 17, the destroyer USS Porter entered the Black Sea.
The USS Oak Hill amphibious docking ship is designed to transport and land marine units on two amphibious hovercraft. In total, up to 400 fighters can be accommodated on board.
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