A BQM-74E drone is prepared for launch aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) during a Vali

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 21, 2010) A BQM-74E drone is prepared for launch aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) during a Valiant Shield 2010 missile exercise. Lassen is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Cryptologic Technician 1st Class Carl Jacobson/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 21, 2010) A BQM-74E drone is prepared for launch aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) during a Valiant Shield 2010 missile exercise. Lassen is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and is forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Cryptologic Technician 1st Class Carl Jacobson/Released)