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US landing ship arrives in Finland

American landing ship USS Kearsarge

American landing ship USS Kearsarge

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On Friday, August 5, the US Navy landing ship USS Kearsarge will enter the Finnish port. This is reported RIA News with reference to the Finnish Navy.

The US Navy landing ship USS Kearsarge will arrive in Helsinki on a port visit on August 5-8.

USS Kearsarge is a landing craft capable of carrying multiple helicopters and small amphibious craft. The ship will moor at the port of Hernesaari, which will be closed to the public.

The Finnish Navy added that USS Kearsarge will take part in joint exercises in the northern part of the Baltic Sea and in the Upinniemi and Hanko areas. In addition to it, the ships USS Arlington, USS Gunston Hall and parts of the US Marine Corps will be involved in the maneuvers.

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