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U.S. and Japan fire missiles to sink ship during RIMPAC

William Cole
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

At the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands on Friday, a demonstration was held of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) and thelaunching of an SSM12 surface-to-ship missile that the Japanese developed. The SSM12 missile is being fired; it hit a ship 60 miles offshore.