Today, February 19, through the Bosporus into the Black sea became the destroyer Donald Cook of the U.S. Navy.
The information was confirmed in the 6th operational fleet of the United States, according to the resource LIGAnews.
Aboard the destroyer 56 cruise missiles “Tomahawk”, whose range is 1.6 thousand km and the Ship is going to go in a North-easterly direction.
The defense Ministry stated that they were aware of the situation, which is kept under full control. For the destroyer Donald Cook are closely monitored rocket ship “Orekhovo-Zuyevo” and the prospecting ship “Ivan Hurs”.
Destroyer Donald Cook based in Europe to the naval base in Rota (Spain).
In a press-service of the 6th fleet claim that the main task of the destroyer is to demonstrate collective commitment to security in the Black sea, all NATO countries.
In January Donald Cook was already in the Black sea for five days. During this time he managed to visit the port of Batumi.