USS Mustin Pays Visit to Otaru, Japan

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) pulls into Otaru, Japan, for a scheduled port visit.

The ship, which is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, is currently on a routine patrol. The vessel recently engaged in bilateral training with the ROK Navy in waters around the Korean peninsula.

With a crew of 380 Sailors, Mustin can carry out independent operations or with an associated carrier strike group.

As a multi-mission platform, the ship is currently supporting the U.S. 7th Fleet as it maintains routine presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in order to promote security and peace, and develop partnerships with partners and allies.

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Naval Today Staff, Image: US Navy