NEWS | June 22, 2021

7th Fleet Destroyer transits Taiwan Strait

U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs

TAIWAN STRAIT -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit June 22 (local time) 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.