VOA News By Carla Babb WASHINGTON - Four Navy surface ships entered the Barents Sea on Monday for the first time in decades as part of maritime security operations aimed at asserting freedom of navigation in the Arctic ; The destroyers USS Donald Cook, USS Porter and USS Roosevelt, along with the fast combat support ship USNS Supply, were joined Monday by the Royal Navy’s HMS ; surface ships, as opposed to submarines that regularly prowl the Arctic waters, have not operated in the Barents Sea since the ; “In these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we maintain our steady drumbeat of operations across…
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