Destroyer USS Milius Joins Forward-Deployed Forces in Japan

May 15, 2018 2:53 pm news.usni.org
Destroyer USS Milius Joins Forward-Deployed Forces in Japan

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG-69) is now in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, joining the forces based in Japan as part of a Navy effort to modernize its forward-deployed fleet. During the past year, while homeported in San Diego, Milius was outfitted with the Aegis Baseline 9 combat system that provides the ship with upgraded air defenses, ballistic missile defenses and surface and undersea warfare capabilities,…

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