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7th Fleet Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait

22 June 2021

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs

TAIWAN STRAIT (June 22, 2021) 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.

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