NEWS | May 18, 2021

7th Fleet Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait

Commander, 7th Fleet Public Affairs

TAIWAN STRAIT -- 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 law allows.