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Fast roping prepares Marines for rapid ship-to-shore deployment

Marines with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, fast rope from a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter and secure an objective area during a training exercise here, Oct. 9, 2013. When fast roping, Marines deploy a heavy rope from the rear and center of the helicopter and use their arms and legs to control their descent. Once on the ground, Marines swiftly spread out and secure the area until all Marines unload. Fast roping enables a company of Marines to quickly insert into hostile or inaccessible terrain.



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This work, Fast roping prepares Marines for rapid ship-to-shore deployment [Image 2 of 6], by Sgt Jacob Harrer, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.09.2013

Date Posted:10.16.2013 18:53

Photo ID:1035599

VIRIN:131009-M-XZ121-591

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:2.68 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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