Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter arrived in Ukraine

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, for a scheduled port visit Oct. 9, 2015.

Porter’s presence in Ukraine reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability in the Black Sea region.

USS Porter (DDG-78) is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. Porter is named after U.S. Navy officers Commodore David Porter, and his son, Admiral David Dixon Porter.

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