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Show and Tell: Gun team exhibits M777 howitzer capabilities

A Marine with Gun Team 2, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, demonstrates communication procedures on the radio of the M777 howitzer during an informal demonstration Feb. 3. The purpose of the demonstration was to inform the service members with the overall capabilities of the weapon.



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This work, Show and Tell: Gun team exhibits M777 howitzer capabilities [Image 4 of 4], by Cpl Jovane Holland, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.03.2011

Date Posted:02.04.2011 01:53

Photo ID:363487

VIRIN:110203-M-#####-235

Resolution:4896x3264

Size:6.56 MB

Location:OKINAWA, JP

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