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In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain conducts routine underway operations in support of stability and security for a free and open Indo-Pacific, at the Taiwan Strait, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. China accused the U.S. of staging a show of force by sailing two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday morning. The Navy said the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS John S. McCain and USS Curtis Wilbur “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit” in accordance with international law.(Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Markus Castaneda/U.S. Navy via AP)

China accuses US of show of force with Taiwan Strait passage

Dec. 30, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China accused the U.S. of staging a show of force by sailing two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday morning. The Navy said the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS John S. McCain and USS Curtis Wilbur “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit” in...

Future USS Inouye heads to sea for builder trials

Dec. 16, 2020 5:02 PM EST

BATH, Maine (AP) — For the first time in two years, a destroyer built at Bath Iron Works headed to sea on Wednesday to begin builder trials. The future USS Daniel Inouye headed down the Kennebec River to the open ocean with protocols in place to keep workers safe during the pandemic. The Arleigh...