An advanced U.S. destroyer equipped with cutting-edge ballistic missile defense technology arrived at its new home port at the Yokosuka naval base in Kanagawa Prefecture on Tuesday, as the U.S. Navy’s Japan-based 7th Fleet looks to bounce back from two deadly accidents less than a year ago while also contending with nuclear-armed North Korea.

The USS Milius guided-missile destroyer, while not technically a replacement for the USS Fitzgerald or the USS John S. McCain, both of which were damaged in separate collisions with merchant ships last year, is seen as a welcome addition ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s scheduled meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12.

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