Landing ship Carter Hall US Navy passed through the Bosphorus and entered the Black sea. This was reported on the website of the 6th fleet of the US Navy.
The ship, according to the press service of the fleet, will participate in bilateral military exercises the U.S. and Romania Spring Storm 17.
The main phase of the exercises involving Carter Hall will take place near the Romanian city of Constanta during 18-21 March 2017.
“The exercise Spring Storm give Carter Hall a valuable opportunity for cooperation with our allies in NATO in the Black sea”, — stated in the message of the 6th fleet of the US Navy.
The videos of Carter Hall passage through the Bosporus published a Turkish Yörük Işık resource that monitors passing through the Strait of the court.
Earlier on Friday, 17 March, the press service of naval forces of Ukraine reported that in the port of Odessa entered the ships connection standing naval mine countermeasures group, NATO, No. 2 (SNMCMG2). In port came command ship ORP Kontradmiral Xawery Czernicki of the Polish Navy, marine Duero minesweepers of the Spanish Navy), the ship Rottwei, the German Navy) Alanya Turkish Navy.
The program of the visit envisages a number of activities, including classes in the struggle for survivability of ships and visits of ships of NATO soldiers in Ukraine. In addition, NATO ships two hours open for visiting residents and guests of Odessa.
March 16 in the Black sea entered the French missile frigate La Fayette, built on the technology of low radar signature. He went to the Bulgarian port of Varna.