This is not the first time the USS Ronald Reagan has arrived in Da Nang, the third time it has arrived in Vietnam since 2018.
In addition to the USS Ronald Reagan, which docked in Da Nang on Sunday, June 25, two other ships accompanied the ship.
The two ships escorting the USS Ronald Reagan, the USS Antietam and the USS Robert Smalls, are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the “comprehensive partnership” between Vietnam and the United States and are scheduled to leave the port city. Vietnam on June 30.
The docking of the USS Ronald Reagan with more than 5,000 naval personnel came just weeks after Hanoi protested the presence of a Chinese ship. Who drove in its waters.
The USS Ronald Reagan is deployed to the US Seventh Fleet to support the free and open Indo-Pacific, and the fleet regularly interacts and operates with allies and partners around the world.