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7th Fleet destroyer transits Taiwan Strait

17 September 2021

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs

USS Barry (DDG 52) conducted the routine transit, Sept. 17.
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)"
USS Barry (DDG 52) sails in the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit, Sept. 17. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin Stack)
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)"
210917-N-YS413-1558
USS Barry (DDG 52) sails in the Taiwan Strait during a routine transit, Sept. 17. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin Stack)
Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Stack
VIRIN: 210917-N-YS413-1559

YOKOSUKA, Japan - 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.​

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