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Littoral Ship Hits Target With Harpoon Missile During Training Off Guam

August 24 2017


USS Coronado, an Independence-class littoral combat ship, has demonstrated its ability to hit a surface target at long range with an anti-ship missile, reports the Navy NewsStand.

During a live-fire exercise on Tuesday off the coast of Guam, the LCS successfully launched a Harpoon Block 1C missile, hitting a surface target well beyond visual range, the service said.

An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter and MH-60S Seahawk, both operating from the Coronado, provided...

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