Higgins' fired 23 Tomahawk land-attack missiles from the Persian Gulf early Saturday local time, Times of San Diego reported.
The Department of Defense stated the attack was a successful military action by the United States, Britain and France, the Times reported.
The USS Monterey, submarine USS John Warner, French frigate US B-1 bombers and British and French warplanes were also involved in firing missiles, according to the report. A total of 105 missiles were launched.
More than 300 sailors were aboard the Higgins, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, when it left San Diego and deployed to the Middle East in November.