HMS Dragon Fires A Sea Viper Missile

ROYAL NAVY: A Royal Navy air-defence destroyers ship performs several Sea Viper missile fires during a multinational at-sea demonstration exercise. HMS Dragon has fired her missiles off to shoot down a target on the coast of Scotland and shared the great moment on 5th June. During the Formidable Shield 21 exercise, the UK Navy crews demonstrate effective integrated air and missile defence, including interoperability, command, and control. At all the multinational sea exercise is designed to improve allied interoperability in a live-fire joint integrated air and missile defence (IAMD) environment, using NATO command and control reporting structures. The 2-week combat exercise Formidable Shield 21 gathered allied nations in the waters of the United Kingdom to test the new air missile defence system Sea Viper that enters into service. According to the Ministry of Defence, the at-sea demonstration exercise involves 15 ships, more than 10 aircraft, and around 3,300 military personnel.

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