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#OTD 23 Feb 1989 at Edwards - A two-seat F-16B Air Defense Fighter test aircraft successfully launched an AIM-7 Sparrow missile that destroyed a target drone off the California coast.

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EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- On Feb. 23, 1989, a two-seat F-16B Air Defense Fighter test aircraft successfully launched an AIM-7 Sparrow missile that destroyed a target drone off the California coast. 

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