USS Curtis Wilbur - updates

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US warship makes port call in Manila

Jul 22, 2016 - 10:39 AM

In January the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed close to an island in the South China Sea claimed by the regional giant as part of the US freedom of navigation operations

USS Curtis Wilbur. Photo from the US Navy website

China: US island sail-by 'dangerous and irresponsible'

Feb 01, 2016 - 6:19 PM

Beijing s foreign ministry spokesman says Washington is stoking tensions in the disputed South China Sea

epa05128707 The USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54), a US Navy Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer, docked in Manila Bay, Philippines, 27 January 2016. According to US embassy media release, the ship with a crew of more than 300 personnel is an integral part of Battle Force Seventh Fleet, which is the US Navy?s only permanently forward deployed naval force. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG