USS Carney Completes Sixth Forward-Deployed Patrol

July 23, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 22, after completing a four-month patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Carney departed Rota March 23, 2019, and began its sixth Forward-Deployed Naval Force (FDNF) patrol in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.…

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USS Carney Departs the Black Sea

July 14, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) began its southbound transit from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean Sea July 14, 2019, after conducting maritime security operations and exercise Sea Breeze 2019. While in the Black Sea for Sea Breeze 2019, Carney was able to test interoperability with participating partner navies that included maritime interdiction operations, operational process training,…

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USS Carney Arrives in Odesa

June 30, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, June 30, for a scheduled port visit as part of multinational exercise Sea Breeze 2019. Carney will participate in the U.S.- and Ukrainian-led multinational exercise Sea Breeze 19 to strengthen interoperability operations in the Black Sea with NATO allies and partners and demonstrate collective solutions to Black Sea…

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USS Carney Pulls Into Rota for TRAV

June 3, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, for a training and maintenance availability (TRAV), June 2, 2019. TRAV is an allotted timeframe scheduled into a deployment for the ship to conduct routine continuous certification training and maintenance on key systems. “With the high operational tempo that our ship and crew face being a…

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Navy to Rotate Four Destroyers in Rota, add Helicopter Squadron

June 4, 2019 – The U.S. Navy plans to rotate the four currently Forward Deployed Naval Force-Europe (FDNF-E) ships with newer, modernized ships in order to posture the most capable forces forward in the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) area of responsibility (AOR). Additionally, the U.S. Navy intends to relocate a helicopter maritime strike squadron (HSM) to Rota, Spain, in support…

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USS Carney Departs Faslane

May 2, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Faslane, Scotland, following a scheduled port visit, May 1, 2019. During Carney’s three-week port visit in Faslane, the crew was able to conduct system maintenance, host the afloat training group, and tour the submarine facilities at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde. “We are extremely grateful to Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde…

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USS Carney Departs Naval Station Rota

March 26, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin its sixth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, March 23. The ship’s patrol is a demonstration of the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to strengthening strategic partnerships in the European and African region. “The sailors aboard Carney are well…

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5th Fleet Theater Counter Mine and Maritime Security Exercise

September 10, 2018 – U.S. Navy and coalition assets are leading numerous exercises as part of the greater U.S. 5th Fleet Theater Counter Mine and Maritime Security Exercise. The multi-faceted exercise is being conducted to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and…

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USS Carney Exits the Black Sea

USS Carney (DDG 64) departed the Black Sea, March 3, after conducting maritime security operations, enhancing regional maritime stability, and strengthening combined readiness and naval capability among NATO allies and partners. Carney entered the Black Sea, Feb. 17. The ship’s crew visited Varna, Bulgaria, Feb. 18-22, for a scheduled port visit to strengthen ties and demonstrate the mutual trust and…

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USS Carney Joins Ross in the Black Sea

USS Carney (DDG 64) joined USS Ross (DDG 71) in the Black Sea to conduct maritime security operations Feb. 17, 2018. A second U.S. Navy ship in the Black Sea is part of an operational schedule that helps sustain the U.S. Navy’s operational presence in the region. These naval activities will be conducted in accordance with international law, including the…

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USS Carney Arrives in Odessa

USS Carney (DDG 64) arrived in Odessa, Ukraine, Jan. 8, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. The visit to Odessa demonstrates a shared commitment to promote security and stability within the region, while seeking opportunities to enhance interoperability with partners in the Black Sea. “As a Forward-Deployed Naval Forces – Europe destroyer, returning to the Black Sea and Odessa is…

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FDRMC Det Rota Completes USS Carney SIA

Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment Rota, Spain successfully completed USS Carney’s (DDG 64) 60-day surface incremental availability (SIA) on time, Oct. 27. “This was the second SIA conducted in Rota, Spain and continues the record of on-time availabilities dating back to the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), completed in March 2014,” said FDRMC Commanding Officer, Capt. Gustavo Vergara.…

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