Tomahawk Missile Punches Hole in Moving Target

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Tomahawk Strike Missile Punches Hole Through Moving Maritime Target -- A January test of a Raytheon Tomahawk land attack missile (TLAM) against a moving target at sea could be a short-term answer to the U.S. Navy’s long-range anti-surface missile problem, USNI News understands. The test – conducted off of San Nicolas Island, Calif. – demonstrated that a TLAM launched from a ship could be guided into a moving target at sea by a Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. An unclassified video of the test, obtained by USNI News, shows the missile launch from guided missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG-100), fly for an unspecified amount of time and punch a hole through a shipping container on a moving ship target and skip across the ocean. Read more at http://news.usni.org/2015/02/09/video-tomahawk-strike-missile-punches-hole-moving-maritime-target