US Navy successfully conducts missile strike during first fleet exercise with unmanned systems

by Michael Fabey

The US Navy (USN) successfully fired a missile at a long-range target on 25 April as part of the ‘Unmanned Integrated Battle Problem (UxS IBP) 21’ exercise off the coast of San Diego, USN officials confirmed.

The guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG-113) launched an Extended Range Active Standard Missile (SM-6), striking a target well beyond the line of sight during ‘UxS IBP) 21,’ the service’s first fleet exercise using unmanned systems, USN officials said on 26 April at the conclusion of the eight-day exercise.

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The US Navy (USN) successfully fired a missile at a long-range target on 25 April as part of the ‘Un...

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