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Subject: Trident record - 124 Successful Launches
Softwar    8/26/2008 3:24:34 PM The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test launch yesterday of two Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles (FBMs) built by Lockheed Martin. The Navy launched the unarmed missiles from the submerged submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) in the Pacific Ocean. The Trident II D5 missile now has achieved 124 consecutive successful test launches since 1989 -- a record unmatched by any other large ballistic missile or space launch vehicle.
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Thomas    Significant   9/3/2008 6:39:38 PM
A perfect launch record reduces the number of missiles (and boats) to a achieve a given goal.
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