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Navy Releases New Photos of Missile Launched | VIDEO

Navy Releases New Photos of Missile Launched

By abc7.com

     LOS ANGELES (KABC) — New photos were released by the U.S. Navy of the unarmed Trident II D5 Missile that was launched from a ballistic missile submarine off Point Mugu Saturday night.

The photographs show the moments leading up to the launch, with military officials preparing to head out to the USS Kentucky.

Another picture shows the moment the missile was launched, as an admiral monitors a video recording on board the submarine.

A second Trident missile test was conducted yesterday morning but did not cause nearly the alarm as the first test. […]

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Navy Confirms 2nd Missile Launch, No UFO Fanfare

Navy Confirms 2nd Missile Launch, No UFO Feedback

By Carlos Granda

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The Navy has confirmed a second missile launch that was like the one that caused so much alarm over the weekend.

Just before noon on Monday, the Navy conducted a Trident missile test off the Southern California coast.

When the first test was done on Saturday night, thousands of people saw a mysterious green light flash in the sky from San Diego to Ventura. That created quite a stir, and ABC7 got hundreds of calls in the newsroom from people anxious to know what it was.

Because the second launch was during the day, no pictures have been seen so far.

The tests were part of the Navy’s ongoing system evaluation test, and the missiles are not armed.

Officials said both missiles would have been launched on Saturday, but there were too many private boats in the area.

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