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USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) Sea Sparrow missile launch
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Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) fires a NATO Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile to intercept a remote-controlled drone as part of an exercise. The event enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through the electromagnetic spectrum while detecting, locating, tracking and engaging unity at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas. The Navy is refocusing efforts to develop and deploy new electromagnetic maneuver warfare technologies for integration in the Fleet and its carrier strike groups, the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division announced, Nov. 1, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/Released)

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