On April 14, 2018, the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS John Warner (SSN 765) launched tomahawk missiles from the Mediterranean Sea as part of a multi-national strike operation against the Syrian government in order to degrade the Syrian government’s capability to produce and utilize chemical weapons.

The submarine’s operations in the Mediterranean Sea are part of a routine deployment in support of our regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests.

Video by US Department of Defense

Featured image of USS Florida launching a Tomahawk cruise missile during Giant Shadow in the waters off the coast of the Bahamas by US Navy

USS Florida launches a Tomahawk cruise missile during Giant Shadow in the waters off the coast of the Bahamas

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