Friday, September 16, 2016

U.S. Navy Warship USS Rentz Sunk During 'Sink Exercise'

Sputnik: F-18 Sinks Mothballed Warship With Assist from Joint Standoff Missile

A precision-guided gliding munition known as a Joint Standoff Fire-and-Forget Weapon (JSOW) was fired by a US Navy F-18 fighter jet at the decommissioned warship Rentz for the first time, the Navy said in a press release on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The firing took place during a Sink Exercise training operation in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Guam, the release stated.

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1 comment:

Stephen Davenport said...

Something sad about watching a ship sink.