The U.S.S. O’Kane leaves Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the Arabian Gulf Friday.
It is the latest deployment for the guided missile destroyer.
Before heading to the gulf, the O’Kane will also take part in training and maintenance operations in the western pacific.
The O’Kane and it’s more than 300 sailors is homeported at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
The ship is not expected back till late this year.