THE FLAGSHIP OF THE 6TH FLEET U.S. “MOUNT WHITNEY” ENTERED THE BLACK SEA WITH AN UNKNOWN PURPOSE

THE FLAGSHIP OF THE 6TH FLEET U.S. “MOUNT WHITNEY” ENTERED THE BLACK SEA WITH AN UNKNOWN PURPOSE

THE THIRD WORLD WAR

10 10 2016

The flagship of the 6th fleet U.S. “mount Whitney” entered the Black sea with an unknown purpose
Previously the flagship of the 6th fleet of the US Navy entered the Black sea in 2008 to support Georgia in its conflict with Russia.

Flagship command ship “mount Whitney” 6th operational fleet of the U.S. Navy was held on Monday the black sea Straits and entered the waters of the Black sea. This is reported by news portals in Turkey.

The purpose of the visit of the ship in the Black sea remain unknown. According to official information, the “mount Whitney” was released with a base in the Italian city of Gaeta on 7 October with the aim of testing interoperability with NATO allies in the area of responsibility of the 6th operational fleet, to which the U.S. Navy considers the Black sea.

This ship came into the Black sea in September 2008 after the conflict between Russia and Georgia.

Earlier Thursday, in the waters of the Black sea went missile frigate of the French Navy “Award metr L’air” F792.
Recall that the Montreux Convention imposes a time frame for finding ships nachimovsky States in the Black sea, limiting the period of 21 days.

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