USS Port Royal (CG-73) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit on May 10, 2022. US Navy Photo
This story has been updated to include comments from Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby.
Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG-73) transitioned the Taiwan Strait Tuesday, the Navy announced in a release. Read More
Sailors handle line during a replenishment-at-sea with the Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) on April 12, 2022 in the East China Sea. US Navy Photo
USS Sampson (DDG-102) transited the Taiwan Strain on Tuesday, the Navy announced. Read More
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG-114) pulls alongside the Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) in preparation for a replenishment-at-sea in the South China Sea on Feb. 10, 2022. US Navy Photo
A U.S. warship passed through the Taiwan Strait over the weekend, irking the Chinese government, which called the move “provocative.” Read More
Taiwan’s indigenous fighter. CNA Photo
The United States must “provide strategic clarity” on what Washington would do if China invaded Taiwan, the vice chair of the House Armed Services Committee said Monday. Read More
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer conducts a routine transit through the Taiwan Strait Nov. 22, 2021. U.S. Navy Photo
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer moved through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, the service announced. Read More
Legend-class U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit with Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), Aug. 27. US Navy Photo
A Navy guided-missile destroyer and a Coast Guard National Security Cutter moved through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, marking the eighth transit of the waters this year by an American warship. Read More
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) transits the Taiwan Strait March 10, 2021. John Finn, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. US Navy photo.
A U.S. Navy destroyer conducted a Taiwan Strait transit today, continuing a recent push for the Navy to operate between mainland China and the island it claims. Read More
Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Apprentice Yazzmine Dixon, from Chicago, steers the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54). Curtis Wilbur is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. US Navy photo.
A U.S. destroyer moved through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, the Navy announced. Read More
USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) transits through South China Sea on Feb. 5, 2021. US Navy Photo
A day after transiting the Taiwan Strait, a U.S. guided-missile destroyer conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the Paracel Island chain in the South China Sea, U.S. 7th Fleet announced on Friday. Read More
Seaman Frank Medina, from Dallas, Texas, scans the horizon while standing on the bridge wing aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) in the Taiwan Strait on Feb. 4, 2021. US Navy Photo
Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) transited the Taiwan Strait on Thursday with Chinese warships following the transit, USNI News has learned. Read More