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Chinese destroyer sails extremely close to U.S. warship

Oct 02, 2018 - 12:46 PM

A Chinese Luyang destroyer has approached the USS Decatur in 'an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver in the vicinity of Gaven Reef in the South China Sea,' says US Pacific Fleet spokesman Commander Nate Christensen

DISPUTED WATERS. This US Navy photo obtained October 21, 2016 shows the USS Decatur (DDG 73) as it operates in the South China Sea as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) on October 13, 2016. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/US Navy/AFP

China slams 'provocative' US sail-by in South China Sea

Oct 22, 2016 - 2:25 PM

The ship s entrance into China s territorial waters is a serious illegal act and a deliberately provocative act says China s defense ministry

DISPUTED WATERS. This US Navy photo obtained October 21, 2016 shows the Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) as it operates in the South China Sea as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) on October 13, 2016. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/US Navy/AFP

US destroyer sails close to contested islands in South China Sea

Oct 22, 2016 - 8:40 AM

The USS Decatur conducted this transit in a routine lawful manner without ship escorts and without incident says the Pentagon

This US Navy photo obtained October 21, 2016 shows the Guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73)as it operates in the South China Sea as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG)on October 13, 2016. The Bonhomme Richard ESG is operating in the South China Sea in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. A US destroyer sailed close to a string of islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on October 21, 2016, the Pentagon said, amid continued tensions in the contested waterway. The USS Decatur passed close to the Paracel Islands and "conducted this transit in a routine, lawful manner without ship escorts and without incident," Pentagon spokesman Commander Gary Ross said.  / AFP PHOTO / Navy Media Content Operations (N / Petty Officer 2ndClass Diana QUINLAN / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / US NAVY/Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Quinlan" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

3 US warships sail to PH ports

Mar 22, 2013 - 11:36 AM

Over 1 900 US crew members and soldiers arrive in the Philippines amid a US strategy to shift most of its naval fleet to the Pacific