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RIMPAC 2010 Orions, including a Harpoon missile launch.

Wing Commander Phil Champion Commanding Officer of 11 Squadron talks about the role that the APC-3 Orion's and support crews have been performing during RIMPAC 2010 to exercise their maritime warfare and surveillance capabilities. The Hapoon missile was launched at the ex US Navy amphibious assault ship the New Orleans. It was sunk on July 10, 2010 during the RIMPAC 2010 exercise. The carrier sustained direct hits by a 500 pound GBU-12 precision bomb dropped from a B-52, at least seven Harpoon missiles, and was finished with the artillery of the joint force of the five nations -- United States, Japan, Australia, Canada and France. New Orleans rolled on her side and sank at about 6:15 p.m. 70 miles north-west of Kauai. More at http://www.facebook.com/pages/RIMPAC-2010/346615881992?v=photos&sb=4#!/album.php?id=346615881992&aid=194909&s=0&hash=6d981182a72f8f7937a2ca2198a75c34
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