7th Fleet Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait

17 September 2021
TAIWAN STRAIT – The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit Sept. 17 (local time Taiwan) 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.​

Arleigh-burke class guided missile-destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit, Sept. 17.
SLIDESHOW | 0 images | 210917-N-YS413-1558 TAIWAN STRAIT (Sept. 17, 2021) Arleigh-burke class guided missile-destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit, Sept. 17. Barry is forward-deployed to the 7th Fleet area of operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Stack)
Lt. j.g Chunchun Waskin, from Princeton, N.J., and Seaman Samuel Figueroa Lopez, from Hazelton, Pa., scan the sea for any surface contacts aboard Arleigh-burke class guided missile-destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) as it transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit, Sept. 17.
SLIDESHOW | 0 images | 210917-N-YS413-5028 TAIWAN STRAIT (Sept. 17, 2021) Lt. j.g Chunchun Waskin, from Princeton, N.J., and Seaman Samuel Figueroa Lopez, from Hazelton, Pa., scan the sea for any surface contacts aboard Arleigh-burke class guided missile-destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) as it transits the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit, Sept. 17. Barry is forward-deployed to the 7th Fleet area of operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Stack)
Fire Controlman (Aegis) 3rd Class Thomas Tecchio, from Norwood, N.J., stands the spy radar system control watch aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) during routine operations
SLIDESHOW | 0 images | 210917-N-YS413-5069 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 17, 2021) Fire Controlman (Aegis) 3rd Class Thomas Tecchio, from Norwood, N.J., stands the spy radar system control watch aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) during routine operations. Barry is forward-deployed to the 7th Fleet area of operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Stack)

 

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