The U.S. Navy successfully executed four flight tests of the surface-to-air
Standard Missile-6 Block I (SM-6 Blk I) off the Hawaiian coast between
Jan. 11 and 22. These tests, designated Alpha, Bravo, Delta, and Golf,
are part of the SM-6 Blk I Follow-on Operational Test and Evaluation
(FOT&E) events planned to assess missile performance. Read
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The French Navy (Marine Nationale) has released a series of nice pictures
showing the Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group (CSG) underway in
the Arabian/Persian Gulf. The French CSG is currently is currently deployed
in the area in support of coalition operations against Daesh in Iraq