USS Milius – Guided-Missile Destroyer – Missile Live Fire – Exercise Valiant Shield

USS Milius (DDG 69)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) fire two standard missile 2’s in support of Valiant Shield.

Valiant Shield is a U.S. only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training in a blue-water environment among U.S. forces. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Sarah Myers
Commander, Task Force 70 / Carrier Strike Group 5

(U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sarah Myers)

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