USS Mustin Guided Missile Destroyer Conducts Freedom-Of-Navigation Ops In South China Sea

USS Mustin

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation in the South China Sea this week, challenging claims by China, Taiwan, and Vietnam over access to the waters near the Paracel Islands. Here’s a look at USS Mustin (DDG-89) on recent deployments and training exercises.

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Pictured: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin transits the Philippine Sea, March 13, 2020.

The Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (foreground) and USS Barry and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam sail in formation during U.S.-Japan Bilateral Advanced Warfighting Training exercises in the Philippine Sea, March 1, 2020.

 The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin transits the South China Sea in the waters near the Parcel Islands, May 28, 2020.

The U.S. Navy Arleigh-Burke guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (front) and USS Barry and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam sail in formation with the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force missile destroyers JS Suzinami and JS Sawagiri during U.S.-Japan Bilateral Advanced Warfighting Training exercises in the Philippine Sea, March 1, 2020.

From left: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam transit in formation through the Timor Sea, July 6, 2015.

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