Original title: A US Aegis destroyer enters the Black Sea Russian Defense Ministry: The Russian Black Sea Fleet has monitored it
[环球网军事报道]The National Defense Management Center of the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 11th that the US Navy’s “Labourn” guided missile destroyer entered the Black Sea and the Russian Black Sea Fleet has begun to monitor it.
According to a report from the Russian Satellite News Agency on the 12th, the National Defense Management Center stated: “The Black Sea Fleet’s forces and equipment have begun to monitor the US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer “Labon” that entered the Black Sea on June 11, 2021.
The U.S. Navy’s Sixth Fleet stated earlier that the guided missile destroyer “Labourn” began to enter the Black Sea from the Mediterranean Sea to perform maritime security operations.
According to reports, the “Labourn” is an Arleigh Burke-class Aegis guided-missile destroyer. It was commissioned in 1995 and is equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles, Harpoon anti-ship missiles and Standard-3 ships. Carrying anti-missile interceptor missiles.
According to reports, since this year, many American warships, including Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers, have entered the Black Sea for activities.