The American landing ship dock began its transition into the Black sea

Landing ship dock US Navy Oak Hill began the transition in the Black sea, later he will join US destroyer Porter ("porter") for the joint patrols, the report said the U.S. Sixth fleet.

"USS Oak Hill began the transition in the Black sea. Oak Hill will be the fourth U.S. Navy ship, which will enter the Black sea and join USS Porter for joint patrols," - said in message on Twitter.

It is noted that the mission of Oak Hill and Porter in the Black sea provides another opportunity to enhance safety at sea and increase engagement with regional partners.

Earlier, the national control centre defense of the Russian Federation announced that the destroyer URO "porter" (type "Arleigh Burke"), the U.S. Navy entered the Black sea, the forces of the southern military district (SMD) control the ship.