RFS Pytliviy Shadowing USS Donald Cook on Black Sea

January 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – The forces of the Black Sea Fleet began tracking the American destroyer of guided missile weapons of the US Navy “Donald Cook” immediately after its entry into the Black Sea. The watchdog ship of the Black Sea Fleet “Pytlivy” began to directly monitor the actions of the American warship. In addition, throughout the stay of the destroyer URO “Donald Cook” in the area of ​​responsibility of the Black Sea Fleet, it will be monitored using electronic and technical means of the fleet. The squadron…

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Fort McHenry Arrives in Romania

January 7, 2018 – USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) arrived in Constanta, Romania, Jan. 7 for a scheduled port visit. Constanta is the first port visit for Fort McHenry, which deployed from its homeport of Mayport, Florida, Dec. 16, 2018. During the time in the Black Sea region, Fort McHenry is being shadowed by Russian frigate Pytliviy. “The Sailors and Marines of Fort McHenry have a great opportunity to experience a historic city,” said Cmdr. Steve Schmidt, commanding officer of Fort McHenry. “We stand together with our Romanian allies and partners…

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RFS Pytliviy Returning to Sevastopol

October 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – The patrol ship (TFR) of the Black Sea Fleet (PF) “Pytlivy” completed the execution of tasks as part of the permanent group of the Navy of the Russian Federation (Russian Navy) in the Mediterranean Sea and headed for Sevastopol. Currently, the ship passes the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits, heading for the Black Sea. During the period in the far sea zone, the crew of the ship took part in the inter-fleet exercise under the leadership of the commander-in-chief of the Navy, during which he…

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Russian warships returning home from Mediterranean

The frigate Admiral Grigorovich and the guard ship Pytlivy have completed their missions as part of Russia’s Mediterranean permanent taskforce and have set off for Sevastopol, Black Sea Fleet spokesman Captain 1st Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachyov said on Thursday. “Currently, the warships are passing through the Straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosporus, heading for the Black Sea,” the spokesman said. The warships’ crews earlier held various drills to practice a battle solely and as part of a naval group, performing artillery fire against practice surface and air targets, and also…

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