USS Porter participates in Exercise Sea Breeze 2020 Sea Breeze, now in its 20th iteration, is an annual exercise held in the Black Sea co-hosted by Ukraine and the United States.
23:05, 20 July 2020
Sea Breeze 2020 drills start in Ukraine on July 20 This is the fifth U.S. ship to visit the Black Sea since the beginning of 2020.
13:25, 20 July 2020
U.S. Navy sailor charged with giving classified information to Russian – media Military court documents don't say what kind of information he's accused of giving the Russian or how he knew the person.
23:05, 19 July 2020
Russia not ready for full-scale incursion into Ukraine – U.S. Navy officer A full-scale offensive is contrary to the "manner" of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
15:10, 15 July 2020
USA TODAY: Fire, explosion on USS Bonhomme Richard sends 21 people to hospitals (Photos) Approximately 160 sailors were aboard the 23-year-old ship at the time.
10:40, 13 July 2020
Ukraine, NATO should develop strategy to deter Russia in Black Sea area – Prystaiko Prystaiko said Ukraine would like to see a greater presence of NATO and the U.S. naval forces in the Black Sea.
15:30, 07 May 2020
RFE/RL: U.S. Navy complains of second 'unsafe' Russian jet interception in four days Several aircraft tracking sites said the incident occurred in the eastern Mediterranean, not far from the Syrian coast.
14:50, 20 April 2020
Russians simulate missile strike on USS Ross in Black Sea – Ukraine intel The bombers completed the maneuver typical of a cruise missile strike before returning to their home base.
15:15, 24 December 2019
U.S. Navy destroyer arrives at Odesa port This is the eighth time a U.S. Navy ship has visited the Black Sea since the beginning of 2019.
14:00, 24 December 2019
USS Porter enters Black Sea as Navy continues to boost patrols in tense region (Video) Last year, a total of five U.S. warships operated in the region.
19:07, 13 October 2019
CNN: U.S. tested new missile in the Pacific as China paraded weapons (Photo, video) The NSM, along with a variety of other weapons, were fired at a surplus U.S. Navy frigate.
16:27, 05 October 2019
Ukraine-U.S. Sea Breeze drills to kick off in Odesa on July 1 (Video) A closing ceremony is scheduled for July 12.
10:29, 26 June 2019
USS Donald Cook departs Odesa Donald Cook will depart the Black Sea on March 1.
12:50, 28 February 2019
U.S. Navy's missile destroyer arrives in Ukraine's Odesa (Photo, video) This is the fourth U.S. ship visit to Odesa since January 2018.
15:59, 25 February 2019
U.S. Navy's missile destroyer to arrive in Ukraine's Odesa on February 25 NATO military ships will enter Ukrainian ports almost every month in 2019.
22:55, 19 February 2019
USS Donald Cook en route to the Black Sea The U.S. Navy routinely operates in the Black Sea consistent with the Montreux Convention and international law.
22:02, 19 January 2019
Cold War games: U.S. is preparing to test the waters in icy Arctic – WSJ Navy explores expansion of operations in far North, going head-to head with rivals Russia and China.
09:57, 14 January 2019
USS Fort McHenry en route to the Black Sea (Photo) The U.S. Navy routinely operates in the Black Sea consistent with international law, including the Montreux Convention.
16:58, 06 January 2019
Russian fighter jet intercepts U.S. Navy plane over Black Sea (video) The last reported unsafe intercept of a U.S. Navy aircraft by a Russian jet occurred in January when a Russian Su-27 jet flew within five feet of a U.S. Navy EP-3, forcing the Navy plane to fly through its jet wash.
21:25, 05 November 2018