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The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) launches a Standard Missile (SM-2) during a missile exercise.
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ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 13, 2018) The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) launches a Standard Missile (SM-2) during a missile exercise (MISSILEX). Farragut is underway for a scheduled deployment as part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled deployment to conduct maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts alongside allies and partners. With USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the flagship, deploying strike group assets include staffs, ships, and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group EIGHT (CSG 8), Destroyer Squadron TWO EIGHT (DESRON 28) and Carrier Air Wing ONE (CVW-1); as well as Sachsen-class German Frigate FGS Hessen (F 221). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyrell K. Morris/Released)

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