USS Donald Cook Returns to Mayport

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Mayport following a three-month deployment, April 24. Donald Cook departed Naval Station Mayport in January on a short-notice deployment to operate with NATO Allies and partners in the Eastern Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic Sea. The crew spent more than 70 days at sea and conducted three…

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USS The Sullivans & USS Donald Cook Arrive in Copenhagen

USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark for a scheduled port visits to enhance U.S.-Danish relations and build NATO Alliance cohesion, March 21, 2022. The ships’ presence in the Baltic Sea is a demonstration of the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to the collective defense of the European region as it reinforces the…

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Russian Baltic Fleet Tracking Two US Destroyers in the Baltic

Moscow March 8, 2022 (TASS) – Russia’s Baltic Fleet forces have started tracking US guided missile destroyers USS Donald Cook and USS Forrest Sherman that entered the Baltic Sea, the Russian National Center for Defense Management told reporters. “Forces and facilities of the Baltic Fleet have embarked on tracking the actions of US guided missile destroyers USS Donald Cook and…

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Two US Destroyers in NATO Exercise Dynamic Guard

Guided-missile destroyers USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) participated in NATO exercise Dynamic Guard 22-01, Feb. 22-25. Dynamic Guard, hosted by Norway, is a bi-annual, multi-national NATO electronic warfare exercise series designed to provide tactical training for the NATO Response Force and NATO national units. The exercise is led by Maritime Command Headquarters (MARCOM) and…

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NATO Completes Naval Exercise Dynamic Guard

NATO maritime Exercise Dynamic Guard 2022-01 completed off the coast of Norway, February 25. Dynamic Guard is a bi-annual, multi-national NATO electronic warfare exercise series designed to provide tactical training and help build and maintain proficiency in maritime electronic warfare and anti-ship missile defense for the NATO Response Force and NATO national units. Led by Maritime Command Headquarters (MARCOM) and…

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USS Donald Cook Supports Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group

March 3, 2021 – USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) is providing multi-warfare defense to the Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group (CDG CSG) in the Mediterranean in support of NATO Exercise Dynamic Manta and other operations, demonstrating our mutual commitment to stability and security throughout the European region, March 3, 2021. CDG CSG took tactical control of USS Donald Cook…

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USS Donald Cook Visits Batumi

February 5, 2021 – USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), a U.S. Navy guided-mission destroyer, is making a port call in Batumi today to conduct training with the Georgian Coast Guard, the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi reported on February 5. The Embassy said the joint naval exercise aims to improve readiness, strengthen maritime domain awareness and refine bilateral interoperability. “This visit…

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U.S. Navy Conducts Interoperability with NATO in Black Sea

January 23, 2021 – The U.S. Navy and NATO Air Command conducted 2021’s first joint maritime and air training mission in the Black Sea Jan. 23. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75); one U.S. Navy P-8 Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance Aircraft from VP-46 out of Sigonella, Italy,; and NATO Air Command aircraft E-3A Airborne Warning and Control…

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HMS Kent concludes cold-weather operations in the Arctic

May 8, 2020 – HMS Kent will today leave the Barents Sea after seven days of cold-weather operations in the icy waters of the Arctic Circle. While many in the Armed Forces rightly continue to focus on supporting the national response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ship’s company of HMS Kent have contributed to the Royal Navy’s commitment to global…

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