USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named after Rear Admiral Wayne E. Meyer, known as the “Father of Aegis”. She carries the 100th AEGIS Weapon System to be delivered to the United States Navy. Wayne E. Meyer is the 58th destroyer in her class.
The US Navy sailed a warship near the Paracel Islands of the South China Sea Friday as part of an operation aimed at challenging Chinese claims to the area. A move that drew an immediate protest from Beijing which accused the U.S of practicing navigational hegemony.