Monday, July 23, 2018
Close  
  • share this

US destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrives in Subic for repairs

/ 08:32 AM April 01, 2017
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) shown here near Aomori, Japan during a regular scheduled port visit. RELEASED PHOTO

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) shown here near Aomori, Japan during a regular scheduled
port visit. RELEASED PHOTO

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is currently in Subic Bay to conduct some minor repairs.

The brief port call highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States, according to a release by the US Embassy.

The United States and Philippines continue to build upon their 70-year history of partnership through defense cooperation, port visits, and military training activities, it said.

ADVERTISEMENT

The American and Philippine militaries have worked together on areas of mutual interest including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and maritime security, it also said.

USS Fitzgerald is forward-deployed to the US 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Global Nation, International relations, Military, Philippines, port call, Subic, US, USS Fitzgerald
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.