US Conducts Successful Test Of Trident II Missile - Navy
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Sun 19th September 2021 | 12:30 AM
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 19th September, 2021) The US Navy on Saturday announced having conducted a successful test of the Trident II missile in the Atlantic Ocean.
"The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled, two-missile test flight of unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missiles from USS Wyoming (SSBN-742), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, on the Eastern Test Range off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, Sept.
17," the navy said in a statement.
The Trident II strategic weapon system, originally designed with a life span to 2024, recently underwent a life extension that will keep it operational through the late 2040s, according to the US Navy.