TITLE

French Navy Successful In Test Against Low Altitude Anti-Ship Missiles

AUTHOR(S)
Roosevelt, Ann
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Defense Daily;4/11/2012, Vol. 254 Issue 8, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the French Navy's Horizon class air defense frigate, Forbin, has successfully engaged a supersonic target simulating an anti-ship missile flying at very low altitude. The target was launched from the Direction Generale de l'Armement (DGA) missile test center based on the Ile du Levant in the south of France and intercepted in flight by the Forbin's Aster 30 system.
ACCESSION #
76258079

 

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