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Headquarters, United States European Command
Media Operations Division

Release: 16-09
April 13, 2016

U.S. Navy ship encounters aggressive Russian aircraft in Baltic Sea

STUTTGART, GERMANY – A United States Navy Destroyer operating in
international waters in the Baltic Sea experienced several close
interactions by Russian aircraft on April 11 and 12. USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers by Russian aircraft that were performed within close proximity of…