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Marines from Bravo Battery, 1ST Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Regiment attach the lanyard to a M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer to prepare for fire during a combined arms live fire exercise on. The M198 is constructed of aluminum and steel, and is air transportable by CH-53E helicopter and C-130 or larger fixed-wing aircraft. Maximum effective range with conventional ammunition is 22,400 meters (13.92 miles) and with a rocket-assisted projectile, 30,000 meters (18.64 miles)

Marines from Bravo Battery, 1ST Battalion, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Regiment attach the lanyard to a M198 155mm Medium Towed Howitzer to prepare for fire during a combined arms live fire exercise on. The M198 is constructed of aluminum and steel, and is air transportable by CH-53E helicopter and C-130 or larger fixed-wing aircraft. Maximum effective range with conventional ammunition is 22,400 meters (13.92 miles) and with a rocket-assisted projectile, 30,000 meters (18.64 miles)

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Mcb, Hawaii

State: Hawaii (HI)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Dustin W. Senger Usmc

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

30/04/1999
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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