«POSEIDON» armed «Harpoon» and hit the «top ten»


June 24 Mugu sea range (California coast) launched on board the new patrol aircraft P-8A Poseidon anti-ship missile Harpoon AGM-84D Block IC performed a direct hit on a low cost modular ship target (Low Cost Modular Target), reports navair.navy.mil July 5.
 
«The successful launch of one of the most reliable all-weather horizon RCC U.S. Navy on board the P-8A Poseidon is a fundamental milestone in the development of naval aviation,» said managing applets precision percussion instruments PMA-201 (Precision Strike Weapons) Captain Carl Çebi (Carl Chebi). During the tests the missile hit the target with a direct hit (as seen in the photo, as a determinant of accuracy getting used stretched canvas in the form of a rectangle whose dimensions are not given — approx. «VP»).
 
The purpose of the tests with this type of RCC was to test aircraft integration of hardware and software on both systems. Reported that the aircraft is ready for trial operation missiles of this type in the U.S. Navy.

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