Marshal Ustinov Makes Port Call in Turkey

September 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – The missile cruiser of the Northern Fleet, “Marshal Ustinov”, performing the tasks of a long voyage in the Mediterranean Sea, made a business call at the port of Aksaz-Karaagach – the base of the Turkish Navy. Traditionally, the visit of Russian sailors will last three days. During this time, the senior on the campaign and the commander of the cruiser will make a number of protocol meetings with representatives of the host country. The ship will be visited by employees of the Russian embassy…

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USS Donald Cook Participates in Maritime Training with Turkey

February 25, 2019 – USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) participated in maritime interoperability training Feb. 22 with Turkish maritime counterparts in the Black Sea. Donald Cook and the Turkish Yavuz-class frigate TS Fatih (F 242) participated in an integrated surface warfare exercise, simulated replenishment-at-sea approaches, communications and electronic warfare exercises, and a photo exercise. “Today’s exercise was another valuable experience for the crew of Donald Cook,” said Donald Cook’s Command Master Chief Jeremy Douglas. “Operating with Turkey is as enjoyable as it is crucial. No nation can combat global threats…

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