Mount Whitney Returns from Short Black Sea Deployment

The U.S. Sixth Fleet (SIXTHFLT) flagship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), and embarked SIXTHFLT and Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staffs, returned to Gaeta, Italy, November 18. The ship departed Gaeta, Oct. 29, to operate alongside NATO allies and partners in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. These routine operations and exercises conducted in international waters highlight NATO’s commitment…

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Admiral Gorshkov Conducts Another Zircon Hypersonic Missile Test

The crew of the Northern Fleet frigate “Admiral of the Soviet Union Fleet Gorshkov”, within the framework of the final cycle of tests of hypersonic missile weapons, fired another Zircon rocket. Shooting was made at a naval target position located in the waters of the White Sea. According to objective control data, the flight of the hypersonic missile corresponded to…

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