In neutral water, according to the National control centre defense of the Russian Federation, he went last Sunday evening. The appearance in this region of the American ship equipped with guided missile weapons, of course, did not go unnoticed for the Ministry of defence.

There is, of course, know about the official version of the trek “porter”. Previously, the command of the 6th U.S. Navy announced that the destroyer, equipped with cruise missiles “Tomahawk” and the missile defense system “aegis”, is sent to the Black sea for, quote, “enhancing regional Maritime stability and participation in the 20-th under the account of the joint us-Ukrainian exercises Sea Breeze 2020”, which started on 20 July. Long remain in the Black sea, American sailors can not. After all, according to the Montreux Convention, the time ships nachimovsky countries in the Black sea is limited to 21 days.

This is the fifth ship of the United States, which enters the Black sea in 2020. It visited all the same “porter” and a large landing ship of the U.S. Navy “Oak hill”. They participated in maneuvers with the Navy of Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey and Georgia. In the current exercise will involve 27 ships, 19 aircraft and two thousand soldiers from nine countries-members of NATO and Alliance partners.

it is Clear that these exercises of the US and its partners will try to use for scouting located in the Crimea of forces and means of the black sea fleet.