USS Nitze is an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, named for Paul Nitze, who served as Secretary of the Navy.

Nitze is part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier strike Group (CSG).

USS Nitze (DDG 94) arrived at Gölcük Naval Base, Türkiye, for a scheduled port visit on February 3, 2023.

The Navy offers a unique opportunity to strengthen the NATO alliance between the U.S. and Türkiye.

While in Türkiye, its crew will have opportunities to explore the nation’s history, cuisine, culture, and natural beauty.

The crew will experience the rich culture and history of a strategically important country that bridges Europe and Asia.

The port visit marks Nitze’s third port visit in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations since departing from Norfolk.

U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa has forged strategic relationships with allies and partners.

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