USS Gabrielle Giffords Launches Naval Strike Missile
October 1, 2019 - Real-time and slow motion views of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) launching a Naval Strike Missile (NSM) during exercise Pacific Griffin. The NSM is a long-range, precision strike weapon that is designed to find and destroy enemy ships.
Pacific Griffin is a biennial exercise conducted in the waters near Guam aimed at enhancing combined proficiency at sea while strengthening relationships between the U.S. and Republic of Singapore navies.
U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Rodriguez Santiago Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe