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    MCPP-N Modernization in Norway [Image 3 of 7]

    MCPP-N Modernization in Norway



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    U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe and Africa     

    M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and other vehicles and equipment are staged for transportation at the designated offload pier during a pre-planned Single Ship Movement and offload of military equipment from a Maritime Prepositioning Force ship in the Trøndelag region of Norway.

    U.S. Marines from 2nd Marine Logistics Group out of Camp Lejeune, NC, in coordination with their Norwegian counterparts, are modernizing some of the equipment currently stored within six caves as a part of the Marine Corps Prepositioning Program-Norway by placing approximately 350 containers of gear and nearly 400 pieces of heavy rolling stock into the storage caves.

    Specific equipment which will greatly increase the program's readiness includes M1A1 Main Battle Tanks, Tank Retrievers, Armored Breeching Vehicles, Amphibious Assault Vehicles, Expanded Capacity Vehicle (ECV) Gun Trucks and several variants of the MTVR 7-1/2 ton trucks.

    Planning for this equipment refresh began in the spring of 2010. Marines and contractors from Blount Island Command in Jacksonville, Fla. and Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa are also in Norway to ensure the operation is conducted in a safe and timely manner.



    Date Taken: 08.13.2014
    Date Posted: 08.13.2014 10:45
    Photo ID: 1501298
    VIRIN: 140813-M-PK171-192
    Resolution: 5760x3840
    Size: 3.58 MB
    Location: TRøNDELAG REGION, NO

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