Tag: US Navy

Gabrielle Giffords

US Warship Challenge Chinese Occupied Territory in West Philippine Sea

China on Friday accused the United States of provocative after two separate occasions in a single week, U.S. warships sailed near the islands maintained by Beijing. The U.S. Navy has sent warships on two events in recent days near islands maintained by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea. USS Gabrielle Giffords littoral combat ship […]

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Mine Countermeasures

US Navy Mine Countermeasures Ship Visited Palawan

Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, for a port visit for resupply and routine maintenance purposes, May 9. Pioneer and Patriot sailors will also have the opportunity to learn about the Filipino culture and engage with the Puerto Princesa community. For many Filipino-American […]

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Two US Navy Warship Challenge Chinese Occupation in Spratly Islands

The United States Navy guided-missile destroyers Preble and Chung Hoon to conduct freedom of navigation operation within 12 nautical miles of Gaven and Johnson Reefs in the Spratly Islands, a U.S. military spokesperson told Reuters news agency. According to Commander Clay Doss, a spokesman for the Seventh Fleet, the innocent passage aimed to challenge excessive […]

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CVN 77

Days Before the US Secretary Visit, China Strongly Disagree with US Operation in the West Philippine Sea

The first visit of the United States Secretary Michael Pompeo to the country acts a great chance for the United States to better know the country’s independent foreign policy, a political analyst said. Pompeo arrives in the Philippines recently and meet with Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. and pay a courtesy call on President […]

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United States Conduct Another Patrols in Mischief Reef (Panganiban Reef)

Two United States Navy warships sailed close to disputed islands in the South China Sea on Monday, freedom of navigation where China strongly against it. According to China’s foreign ministry, the country’s navy warned the U.S. warships as they tried to assert free navigation rights in the disputed South China Sea. The ships sailed close […]

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USS Decatur

Another US Warship Challenges China’s Expansive Claim in West Philippine Sea

The United States sent a guided-missile destroyer Sunday to challenge China’s expansive claims to the disputed South China Sea and sailing near Chinese-occupied territories. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation, sailing within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-held territories in the Spratly Islands. The US Navy’s freedom-of-navigation operations “challenge excessive maritime […]

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J-10 Fighter JEt

China Ordered US to Stop Spy Plane Flights

On Tuesday, China called on the United States to end “unfriendly” and “dangerous” military flights after two Chinese fighter jets intercepted an American surveillance plane across the East China Sea. The Pentagon said earlier, U.S. Navy EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft took evasive moves Sunday after a Chinese J-10 warplane zoomed underneath it, lagged down and pulled […]

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Carl Vinson

Carl Vinson Strike Group Headed Toward North Korea

Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, has directed the Carl Vinson Strike Group to navigate north and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean after departing Singapore April, 8. Carl Vinson Strike Group, including Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers […]

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Littoral Combat Ship USS Forthworth (LCS-3) Visits Cebu

MANILA -US Navy’s littoral combat ship, the USS Forthworth (LCS-3) has arrived in Cebu Sunday. This was the ship’s second port call as they transit back to their homeport of San Diego, California. LCS is designed to satisfy the urgent requirement for shallow draft vessels to operate in the littoral (coastal waters) to counter growing […]

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