Marines to test-fire missile from amphibious transport within the next year

By Aidan Quigley / January 10, 2021 at 4:00 PM
The Marine Corps is likely to test-fire a missile from a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock within the next year, Maj. Gen. Tracy King, the service's director of expeditionary warfare, told reporters Friday. King said the LPDs need to be more lethal in the event of a fight with an adversary. "I think the LPDs need the ability to reach out and defend themselves and sink another ship," King said. "It's not from the aspect of using them as a...

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