The USS Gravely missile destroyer (USS Gravely (DDG-107)) on Tuesday, having passed the Great Belt Strait, entered the Baltic Sea, follows from monitoring data from Western marine resources.
The destroyer can carry up to 56 Tomahawk cruise missiles with a range of 1.6 thousand km. It is also equipped with the Aegis anti-missile defense system.
At the moment, the American ship is heading east along the coast of Germany.
This is the second entry of the Gravely destroyer into the Baltic Sea this year.
In January, the ship was there for a total of 19 days. After entering the Baltic Sea, the ships of the Russian Baltic Fleet took him to escort. During the campaign, he visited Copenhagen (Denmark) and Kiel (Germany) on a visit.
Currently, Gravely is the flagship of the First Permanent Naval Group of NATO.
Earlier it was reported that in the Black Sea is the American missile destroyer “Donald Cook” (USS Donald Cook (DDG 75). He went there on February 19. On Monday, the ship arrived in Odessa, where he will stay until February 27.