NEWS | Feb. 4, 2021

7th Fleet Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait

7th Fleet Public Affairs

Taiwan Strait - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer 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.