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July 28, 2016
Navy conducts first LCS Harpoon missile test
Pacific Missile Range Facility, Hawaii (UPI) Jul 26, 2016
The U.S. Navy has conducted the first live fire over-the-horizon missile test from an LCS using a Harpoon Block IC missile, the sea service announced Monday. The test firing from the USS Coronado took place July 19 during the Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC, exercise, the Navy said in a statement. The test validated the operation of the Harpoon on board an LCS and provided engineering data that will support future ship upgrades. It supports the Navy's larger distributed lethality co ... read more

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