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    India Company, 3/5 Dark Horse Marines use solar power to brighten mission accomplishment [Image 3 of 4]

    India Company, 3/5 Dark Horse Marines use solar power to brighten mission accomplishment

    PATROL BASE SPARKS, AFGHANISTAN

    12.29.2010

    Photo by Gunnery Sgt. William Price 

    1st Marine Division

    Marines and sailors of India Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, and their Afghan national army counterparts, pose in front of a modified ZeroBase Regenerator at Patrol Base Sparks, in Sangin District, Dec. 29. The ZeroBased Regenerator, nicknamed “the Raptor,” after the type of power cells in its six solar panels, can keep more than 17 computers and 15 lighting units running throughout the night. The Marines of 1st Platoon, added four more panels to their “Raptor” for further solar energy conservation.

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    Date Taken: 12.29.2010
    Date Posted: 01.06.2011 12:27
    Photo ID: 355665
    VIRIN: 101229-M-#####-001
    Resolution: 1400x788
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    Location: PATROL BASE SPARKS, AF

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