After a six-month deployment in the Pacific, Richards decided to surprise his daughter by dressing up as the Beast.
LRASM Boost Test Vehicle Flight
September 4, 2013 at WSMR Desert Ship Range, NM. The successful LRASM Boosted Test Vehicle (BTV) flight on 4 Sep '13 at WSMR Desert Ship Range, demonstrated a LRASM launch from a MK 41 VLS canister using the proven Mk-114 booster. Lockheed Martin is investing in the surface-launch LRASM effort to reduce program risk and accelerate time to fielding an OASuW capability on US Navy surface combatants. LRASM can be employed from DDGs and CGs with only software modifications to existing launch control systems. LRASM is the low-risk and low-cost solution for our naval warfighter. Learn more about LRASM at http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/products/LRASM.html