WATCH: Russian jets buzz US Navy Ship

The U.S. Navy has released a new series of videos of Russian jets buzzing the destroyer Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea in April. 

The footage was released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from The Virginian-Pilot, Hampton Roads, Va. 

The Navy had previously released a pair of videos of the incident, and the new footage released this week includes commentary from sailors aboard the Donald Cook.

“We have deep concerns about the unsafe and unprofessional Russian flight maneuvers,” the Navy said in an April 13 statement about the incident. “These actions have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions between countries and could result in a miscalculation or accident that could cause serious injury or death.”

The Virginian-Pilot put together a compilation of the new footage:

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