UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The American destroyer “Ross” at 18.30 UTC entered the Black Sea, according to the National Center for Defense Management (NTSUO) of the Russian Federation.
The forces and means of the Black Sea Fleet began to monitor the actions of the destroyer.
The destroyer Ross is equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles and the Aegis missile defense system. Placed permanently in Europe at the Spanish military base in Rota.
Together with the Aegis missile defense ground bases in Poland and Romania, this ship is an integral part of the European adaptive missile defense system.
US destroyers have repeatedly entered the Black Sea. According to the Montreux Convention, the time spent by ships of non-Black Sea countries in the Black Sea is limited to 21 days.
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