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At sea aboard USS Anzio (CG 68) Mar. 23, 2003 -- A Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) is launched from the guided missile cruiser USS Anzio.  Anzio is operating in the eastern Mediterranean Sea conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein.  U.S. Navy photo by Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Larry S. Talley.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
March 23, 2003
Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Larry S. Talley
Caption Writer
Mr. C.J. Madden, Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CG 68
Other Visible Equipment
BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile
Plane Number
Not available
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Launching from forward MK-41 VLS, large fire ball , missile just clear of launch tube.