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Soldiers of the 4-27 Field Artillery Battalion are practicing real world tactics as part of a Network Integration Evaluation at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the evaluation the Soldiers test their skills with the Paladin, a self-propelled artillery piece. The crew uses direct fire for self defense, normally when the enemy is withing a half mile. Includes sound bites from Pfc. James Fillmore from Morrisville, Mo. and 2nd Lt/ Chance Panter from Marietta, Ga. Available in high definition. Produced by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller.


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This work, Paladin Direct Fire, by Katie Cain, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.8.2011

Date Posted:11.8.2011 9:33PM

Category:Package

Video ID:129710

VIRIN:111108-O-#####-930

Filename:DOD_100276280

Length:00:01:48

Location:NM, US

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