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 Guided missile destroyer USS Porter entered Black Sea

Guided missile destroyer USS Porter entered the Black Sea Tuesday, Oct. 6. The ship is equipped with Aeges missile defense system and Tomahawk cruise missiles .

U.S. 6th Fleet announced, Censor.NET reports citing Channel 5.

USS Porter will stay in the Black Sea in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve demonstrating commitment to the collective security of the U.S. NATO allies and support for U.S. partners in Europe.

"Operation Atlantic Resolve is a demonstration of our continued commitment to the collective security of NATO and dedication to the enduring peace and stability in the region, in light of the Russian intervention in Ukraine specifically," the statement of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe reads.

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