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Sea Skua live firing LA(Phot) IGGY Roberts, 11 March 2014

Sea Skua live firing

Published: 06 May 2014

Live firing trial of the sea skua missile system held at MOD Aberporth, West Wales, 11 March 2014.

Lynx helicopters from 702 and 815 Naval Air Squadrons took part in "Aftershock." A live firing trial of the sea skua missile system.

The trials were held at MOD Aberporth, West Wales. There were single firing serials and dual firing conducted through the barnacle formation.

The trial ran for a period of two weeks, with the firing crews changing between firings. The single firing serials were at a towed craft, which was constantly moving within the firing range.

The formation firings were at a large static target moored within the firing range.


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