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    US Navy said that littoral combat ship Jackson successfully completed a missile test destroying a remote-controlled drone off the Southern California coast

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The US littoral combat ship Jackson successfully completed a missile test destroying a remote-controlled drone off the Southern California coast, US Navy said in a press release on Thursday.

    "Littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Jackson (LCS 6) successfully fired a SeaRAM missile against an aerial drone, destroying the target in a test off the Southern California coast, April 22," the release stated.

    The test was designed to check the Jackson’s ability to detect and destroy high-speed maneuvering surface targets, according to the release.

    In December 2015, the Jackson was commissioned in Gulfport in the US state of Mississippi.

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