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L55-17.02.07 Sea Sparrow Missile

On board USS Nimitz (CVN-68) - in support of FLEETEX 95-2A, the USS Nimitz launches a Sea Sparrow missile to destroy an incoming target drone on September 13, 1995. Over 56 missiles were launches by Carrier Air Wing Nine's (CVW 9) battle group during routine training prior to a western Pacific deployment.
Title: Sea Sparrow Missile
Description: On board USS Nimitz (CVN-68) - in support of FLEETEX 95-2A, the USS Nimitz launches a Sea Sparrow missile to destroy an incoming target drone on September 13, 1995. Over 56 missiles were launches by Carrier Air Wing Nine's (CVW 9) battle group during routine training prior to a western Pacific deployment.
Accession #: L55-17
Catalog #: L55-17.02.07
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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