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US Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait for 2nd time under Biden administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) stated Thursday (Feb. 25) that a U.S. Navy ship had sailed through the Taiwan Strait the previous day. The MND issued a press rel...

US destroyer steams through Taiwan Strait for 1st time under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer plowed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday (Feb. 4), marking the first passage of an American naval vessel through the strait since ...

2 US warships pass through Taiwan Strait on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Navy warships plowed through the Taiwan Strait on New Year's Eve, marking the 13th passage of U.S. naval vessels through the strait this year and a final act ...

US navy guided missile destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States' guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin sailed through the Taiwan Strait Saturday (Dec. 19) morning in the 12th such passage this year. Chinese milit...

Transit through Taiwan Strait vital to free Indo-Pacific: US Navy commander

The commanding officer of the USS Barry, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, reiterated Sunday (Nov. 22) that its transit through the Taiwan Strait and presence in the South China Sea is ...

US guided missile destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The guided missile destroyer USS Barry sailed through the Taiwan Strait to emphasize the right to free navigation in the Indo-Pacific region, the United States 7th fleet s...

U.S. military assets seen near Taiwan Friday, Saturday

An American guided missile warship and two reconnaissance military aircraft have been operating near Taiwan over the past two days, after Chinese warplanes showed up in the area, Taiwan's Ministry...

US warship faces aggressive moves by Russia ship in Mideast

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American warship was “aggressively approached” by a Russian Navy ship in the North Arabian Sea, the U.S. Navy said Friday. Navy Cmdr. Josh Frey, spokesman for U....

US, Japan, Australia, and S. Korea join inaugural 'Pacific Vanguard' naval exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States continues to shore up military alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China’s rapid military expansion in the region. On May 23, the navies of Ja...

2 US warships pass through Taiwan Strait for 5th time this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said that two U.S. warships sailed north through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (May 22). The MND issued a statement Thursday...

US Navy commissioning new destroyer Thomas Hudner in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy's newest guided-missile destroyer is being named for a Navy pilot from Massachusetts who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War. ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Mississippi shipyard to fix destroyer hit in June collision

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed seven sailors will be repaired at a Mississippi shipyard, the Navy announced Wednesday. The USS Fi...