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US Navy Ship Destroyed by Submarine and Anti-ship Missile During SINKEX Exercice - Retired USS Thach

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A retired and Decommissioned ship (USS Thach - FFG 43) from the US Navy belonging to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate was targeted by several kind of projectiles (Anti-Ship missile, Mark 48 torpedo, Hellfire,etc...) during sinking exercise SINKEX as part of RIMPAC 2016. The ship sank after 12hours. Sunken ships make good artificial reefs for fish. Videos credit: Dominique Canales, Chris Weissenborn, Eric Harrison. Thumbnail credit: Mahlon K. Miller, Christopher Hubenthal, Ştefan Ciocan. Thumbnail modified by Daily Military Videos.