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Status of the Fleet: Oscar Austin conducts Exercises with Allies in the Black Sea

May 15, 2017 at 8:26 AM UTC
U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs

USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) conducted maritime interdiction operation exercises and passing exercises with Bulgarian frigate Drazki 41 and Romanian frigate Regele Ferdinand (F-221) May 14, 2017.

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Oscar Austin is on a routine deployment supporting U.S. national security interests in Europe, and increasing theater security cooperation and forward naval presence in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.