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Russian Navy Warships Monitor the Actions of the USS Donald Cook in the Black Sea

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Moscow-based National Defense Management Center reported on Tuesday that warships of the Russian Black Sea Fleet were continuously monitoring the actions of the U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook that has entered the Black Sea on 19 February at 17:00 Moscow time, learned

Another Move of the USA in Response to the Russia-Ukraine Tensions

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russia-Ukraine tensions led to lots of reactions over the recent days, one of which is the move of the USA to send a warship to the Black Sea as announced yesterday (5th December 2018), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Kerch Strait Incident Resulted in Court Orders and International…

Russian-Ukrainian Tensions Escalate after Kerch Strait Incident

MOSCOW, the Russian Federation (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Yesterday (25 November), around 7am local time, two armored artillery boats (the Berdyansk and the Nikopol) and the Yany Kapu tugboat of the Ukrainian Navy, which were transiting from Odessa on the Black Sea to Mariupol in the Sea of Azov, had been seized by Russia, passing through the Kerch…

The High-Speed USNS Carson City Is Tested on the Black Sea for Logistics Purposes

CONSTANTA, Romania (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sgt. Kris Bonet, U.S. Army/U.S. Transportation Command members oversee the docking of the USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) at the Port of Constanta, Romania on 24 August 2018. The US Army announced on 28 August 2018 that the high-speed vessel USNS…

UK RAF Typhoons Accredited for Missions over the Black Sea

Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base (Romania), May 2, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: RAF UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, deployed in Romania, will be used in NATO Enhanced Air Policing missions over the Black Sea, reported the RAF on 1st May 2018. The formal accreditation for that purpose was given by leading NATO…

NATO has Announced the Creation of Black Sea Forces in Bulgaria and Romania

NATO has announced the creation of new multinational forces in Romania in order to counteract Russia's influence in the Black Sea region after the occupation of the Crimea, bTV quoted Reuters as saying. The Alliance's Black Sea Forces will initially have about 4,000 Romanian soldiers backed by forces from nine other countries, as well as 900 US…

Naval training with participation of 8 countries starts in Bulgarian waters

A national naval exercise named "Breeze 2017" with international participation is held in the territorial waters, the adjacent zone and the exclusive economic zone of Bulgaria in the period July 14 to 23. More than 1,700 military from the naval forces of Bulgaria, Britain, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, the United States, Turkey, the Standing…

Vice Admiral Eftimov: No Increased NATO Presence in Black Sea Region

There is no increased presence of NATO’s forces in the Black Sea, stated interim head of defence Vice Admiral Emil Eftimov. According to Eftimov, the focus right now is on training and exercises. “We focused on optimising training and exercises conducted in the Black Sea region. We do not perceive an escalation or reinforcement in that…

Bulgaria’s Radev: NATO Exercises in Black Sea No Threat To Tourism

The planned military training exercises of NATO in the Black Sea agreed at the meeting in Warsaw in July 2016 have nothing to do with the idea of the so-called Black Sea fleet. These training exercises do not threaten “boats, yachts and tourism”, wrote on Facebook Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev. Radev reminded that such exercises take place…

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