USS Laboon (DDG58), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy, is heading for the Black Sea, according to the Twitter account of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet.
"USS Laboon (DDG58) began its northbound transit into the Black Sea to conduct maritime security operations in the region," the tweet reads.
BREAKING: #USSLaboon (DDG58) began its northbound transit into the #BlackSea to conduct #maritimesecurity operations in the region. The @USNavy routinely operates with our @NATO Allies & partners in the Black Sea!#PowerForPeace pic.twitter.com/4bnFTyuOgQ— U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet (@USNavyEurope) June 11, 2021
The U.S. Navy routinely operates with its NATO Allies and partners in the Black Sea, the tweet said.
USS Laboon was commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1995.