03/16/2015: USS America Test Firing Sea Sparrows
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 12, 2015)
Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) test-fires a NATO Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile to intercept a remote-controlled drone during an exercise to test the ship’s defense capability.
America is the first in class of a large deck amphibious assault ship designed to operate Ospreys and F-35Bs.
Credit:USS America (LHA 6):3/12/15