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200920-N-VF045-1013

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 20, 2020) A tomahawk land-attach cruise missile (TLAM) exits the forward vertical launch system (VLS) of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during Valiant Shield 2020. Valiant Shield is a U.S. only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training in a blue-water environment among U.S. forces. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air on land and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas.

VIRIN: 200920-N-VF045-1013.JPG
Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Hong
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Location: PACIFIC OCEAN
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