The Navy Tests a Missile
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Over the weekend two surprising things were seen in the sky. First, a UFO/Meteor/Navy Missile Test. Second, Rain!
Of course it was a Navy Missile Test, and while these things are not unusual, there’s a lot of confusion as to why and how the Navy conducts these tests. These tests are far more common than you might think, and indeed, on this date in 1962, one of the most awesome tests ever both validated the POLARIS A2 Missile and sent a big message to Comrade Khrushchev. In 198x, Dave himself participated in such a test aboard USS Michigan, also off the West Coast. In those days though, things were different…