The USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) yesterday left the Black sea and entered the Mediterranean sea. Reports replyua.net, this is referred to in the statement of the Sixth fleet of naval forces of the United States.
“Being in the Black sea, Donald Cook successfully made the visit to Batumi, Georgia. While in Batumi, the crew met with local officials, took part in sports day with the Georgian coast guard, spent networking with the public and organized a reception for US Ambassador to Georgia, Ross Wilson,” reads the text message. The visit was aimed at “strengthening cooperation with allies and partners in NATO and to show collective resolve of security in the Black sea as part of “operation Atlantic resolve”,
Donald Cook is a destroyer of the US Navy fourth generation. His main weapons are Tomahawk cruise missiles with a flight range of 2,500 kilometers, can carry nuclear warheads. In the normal cases and shock destroyer equipped with 56 or 96 such missiles, respectively.