Tag Archives: Rim of the Pacific

Navy Tests Hyper Velocity Projectiles From Mk 45 Naval Gun

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The U.S. Navy test-fired 20 hyper velocity projectiles from guided missile destroyer USS Dewey into the Pacific Ocean last summer, USNI News reported Tuesday. The ship fired the missiles from its Mk 45 naval gun as part of the effort to expand the weapon's utility against unmanned aircraft and cruise missiles, the report noted.

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China, U.S. Organize Joint Defense Activities to Boost Relationship

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U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Chang Wanquan, have announced plans to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Colin Clark writes the two officials attended a press conference Monday during which they disclosed the agenda of a meeting aimed at organizing joint …

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