The US Navy has published a video on Twitter showing the test launch of a GQM-163A Coyote missile from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia as part of an exercise.
The military noted that this was the first launch of the missile, which is a supersonic sea-skimming target, from the East Coast.
The #Navy conducted the first East Coast launch of the GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target from @NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia Sept. 12 as part of a fleet missile exercise, known as MSLEX https://t.co/wyeUFeLg5v pic.twitter.com/OBF7vsrUR7— ＮＡＶＡＩＲ (@NAVAIRNews) 24 сентября 2019 г.
The GQM-163 Coyote is built by Orbital Sciences, which is a subsidiary of the Northrop Grumman Corporation aerospace and defence technology giant. Besides the US, the missile is currently operated by France, Australia, and Japan.