Guided missile destroyer USS Barry on Friday conducts what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine Taiwan Strait transit”. Photo: US Navy/ Handout
Guided missile destroyer USS Barry on Friday conducts what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine Taiwan Strait transit”. Photo: US Navy/ Handout

China launches naval and air drills as US warship transits Taiwan Strait

  • PLA’s Eastern Theatre Command slams repeated ‘provocative actions’, as USS Barry marks ninth transit of Taiwan Strait by American warships this year
  • Taiwan plans to spend US$8.7 billion over the next five years on domestically produced arms, including missiles capable of striking mainland China

Topic |   China's military
Guided missile destroyer USS Barry on Friday conducts what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine Taiwan Strait transit”. Photo: US Navy/ Handout
Guided missile destroyer USS Barry on Friday conducts what the US Navy’s Seventh Fleet called a “routine Taiwan Strait transit”. Photo: US Navy/ Handout
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