USS Dewey and HMCS Winnipeg Transit Taiwan Strait

Destroyer USS Dewey conducted a Taiwan Strait transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg October 14-15, 2021. “The transit demonstrates the commitment of the United States and Canada to a free and open Indo-Pacific, Cooperation like this represents the centerpiece of our approach to a secure and prosperous region” said CDR Haley Sims, US 7th Fleet Public…

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7th Fleet Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit Sept. 17 (local time Taiwan) through international waters in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military flies, sails, and operates anywhere international law allows.​

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Joint USCG/USN Taiwan Strait Patrol

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) and legend-class U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) conducted routine Taiwan Strait transits August 27 (local time) through international waters in accordance with international law. The ships’ lawful transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military flies,…

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USS Curtis Wilbur Makes Taiwan Strait Passage

May 18, 2021 – The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit May 18 (local time) in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail, and operate anywhere international…

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Curtis Wilbur Transits Taiwan Strait

February 24, 2021 – USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit February 24 (local time) in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail, and operate anywhere international law allows. Curtis Wilbur returned to…

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John S. McCain Makes Another Taiwan Strait Passage

February 4, 2021 – USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit Feb. 4 (local time) in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military will continue to fly, sail and operate anywhere international law allows.

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USS Barry Transits Taiwan Strait

November 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of National Defense stated today (21) that the second US destroyer sailed from north to south through the Taiwan Strait and then continued to travel south. The Ministry of National Defense pointed out that during the U.S. ship’s southward journey through the Taiwan Strait, the National Army used joint intelligence, surveillance, and…

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