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3 NATO Warships Patrol Black Sea Near Ukraine
military.com/daily-news ^ | Apr 24, 2014 | Richard Sisk

Posted on 05/02/2014 1:45:59 AM PDT by WhiskeyX

The U.S. guided missile frigate Taylor was on patrol in the Black Sea Wednesday, giving NATO a brief three-ship presence in waters close to Russia and Ukraine.

The Oliver Hazard Perry-class Taylor was in the Black Sea to replace the Aegis missile defense destroyer Donald Cook, which was returning to the Mediterranean.

The French signals intelligence ship Dupuy de Lome was also in the Black Sea as part of NATO's plan to deploy more air and naval assets during the Ukraine crisis.

(Excerpt) Read more at military.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: nato; romania; russia; ukraine

1 posted on 05/02/2014 1:45:59 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: WhiskeyX

Sitting ducks.


2 posted on 05/02/2014 2:08:41 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

All they need now is a few of our carriers and all is in place.


3 posted on 05/02/2014 4:28:10 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: All

Read Tom Clancy’s “Red Storm Rising”..............


4 posted on 05/02/2014 5:46:58 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: WhiskeyX

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Taylor_%28FFG-50%29


5 posted on 05/02/2014 5:48:55 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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