Video: 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment Live-Fire Exercise
Video by Sgt. Alfred V. Lopez
U.S. Marines serving with 1st Bn., 11th Marines firing the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, M777 Lightweight Howitzer and Expeditionary Fire and Support System. The battalion conducted this historic live-fire exercise, simultaneouly utilizing all three weapon systems. This is the first time all three artillery weapons were fired during the same exercise. Steel Knight is an annual exercise designed to train the 1st Marine Division for deployment as the ground combat element of a Marine air-ground task force. Available in High Definition.