Navy Ships Fire Tomahawks in Gulf
Story Number: NNS030320-02
Release Date: 3/20/2003 9:14:00 AM
From U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and U.S. 5th Fleet
(NNS) -- By order of President George W. Bush, four ships
and two submarines currently assigned to the U.S. Navy's
5th Fleet launched Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAMs)
The four ships are USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and USS Cowpens
(CG 63) in the Red Sea, along with USS Milius (DDG 69)
and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) in the Arabian Gulf.
USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) and USS Montpelier (SSN 765) were
the submarines involved in the Tomahawk launches.