The U.S. guided-missile cruiser, "Little Rock" recently joined the U.S. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean?
LV U.S. cruiser "Little Rock", Phaleron Bay.
SV "Talos" missile on deck of cruiser.
SV "Talos" missiles emerge from structure.
SV Missiles swing round.
CU Sailor in telephone communication.
LV Missiles on deck of cruiser.
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Background: The U.S. guided-missile cruiser, "Little Rock" recently joined the U.S. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean - at Phaleron Bay, Greece, May 15, VISNEWS received special permission to film one of its deadliest weapons, a missile named "Talos" ... after an ancient Greek God.
"Talos" is supersonic and is the principal armament of the cruiser. In test firing, it hits targets in the air 65 miles away. This guided-missile is 30 feet long and capable of moving at over 730 miles an hour. If necessary, it can carry a nuclear warhead.