Russia test-fires the supersonic anti-ship missile P-270 Moskit.
DOD Conducts Ground-launched Cruise Missile Test
On Aug. 18, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time, the Defense Department conducted a flight test of a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile at San Nicolas Island, Calif. The test missile exited its ground mobile launcher and accurately impacted its target after more than 500 kilometers of flight. (No sound) (DoD video)