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Image: An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter fires a Penguin missile at a target.

SH-60B Seahawk

Pacific Ocean, 21 July 1998 — The Knox class target ship never had a chance against this SH-60B Seahawk helicopter from HSL 47. The AGM 119 Penguin missile it was carrying hit the target 24 inches above the waterline. HSL 47 is deployed in the Pacific Ocean for RIMPAC '98. RIMPAC '98 is designed to enhance the tactical capabilities of participating units in major aspects of maritime operations at sea. RIMPAC '98 is the sixteenth in a series of Pacific naval exercises.

DOD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Spike Call.

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