Destroyer USS Rafael Peralta completes first live missile on-load in Eden, Australia

September 8, 2023

Pacific Fleet

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) completed the first-ever live ordnance reload for a U.S. warship in Eden, Australia, when it rearmed its Vertical Launch System (VLS) there, Aug. 22.

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Curtis Stiles - Chief of Staff