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Torpedo test sinks US ship

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An Australian submarine has sunk a decommissioned US warship during a test of a new torpedo.

The MK 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Sonar System torpedo was fired from HMAS Waller during the Rim of Pacific 2008 naval exercise off the coast of Hawaii.

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