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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JMSDF Took Part in Exercise Malabar 2021

August 26-29, IPD21 force, composed of JS KAGA, JS MURASAME and JS SIRANUI, conducted the multi-lateral training “MALABAR2021” in the Philippine Sea with USS Barry, USNS Yukon, INS Shivalik, INS Kadmatt, HMAS Warramunga and antisubmarine aircraft from JMSDF, the U.S. and the Indian Navy, to enhance our tactical skills and cooperation with the participating navies. This was the first large-scale…

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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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U.S. Navy joins Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea for Multinational Group Sail

September 9, 2020 – USS Barry (DDG 52) is scheduled to join the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) during a multinational group sail from waters near Hawaii to Guam beginning Sept. 9, to conduct integrated, multi-domain operations. U.S. Naval forces routinely participate in multinational group sails in order to operate…

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USN & USMC Strengthen Integrated Warfighting Capabilities

May 14, 2020 – Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy and the U.S Marine Corps are conducting integrated operations in support of regional security and stability in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. These operations at sea focus on interoperability to further develop warfighting concepts, improve distributed maritime operations, and enable real-world proficiency and readiness in response to…

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US Navy & Royal Australian Navy Team Up in the South China Sea

April 22, 2020 – The U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy came together for operations in the South China Sea starting April 13. HMAS Parramatta (FFG 154) began sailing with Ticonderoga-class guided missile-cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) then rendezvoused with amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) and Arleigh-Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) April 18.…

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