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Friday, June 26, 2015

Australia Fires Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles

The Royal Australian Navy has successfully fired two Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles from the HMAS Melbourne Adelaide class frigate on Wednesday.

The missiles were deployed off the coast of New South Wales using Melbourne’s MK-41 Vertical Launch System against two unmanned aerial targets launched from the Beecroft Range at Jervis Bay.

The missiles were controlled in flight and resulted in a successful engagement with the target as part of her operational training program.

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