Since Pelosi's visit, US warships have never before crossed the Taiwan Strait.
Since China conducted unprecedented military exercises in reaction to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit, transit operations are the first to take place.
The USS Kidd (DDG 100), an AI Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, sails through the Taiwan Strait on August 27, 2021, as part of a normal transit.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd navigates the Taiwan Strait on August 27, 2021, according to this handout photo provided by the US Navy. [AFP] US Navy handout
Published On August 28, 2022 August 28, 2022
In the first such mission since China conducted a naval incursion into Taiwan Strait international waters, two American warships