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The Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 23, 2003) -- A Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) launches from the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71).  The Cape St. George is deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 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 Kenneth Moll.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
March 23, 2003
Intelligence Specialist 1st Kenneth Moll
Caption Writer
NVNS Staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CG 71
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
Not available
BGM-109 Tomahawk Land Attack Missile
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Day time missile launch from aft MK-41 VLS. Missile approx 250 foot altitude.  Large exhaust fire plume and smoke trail from booster motor visible.