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Uncheon Base Camp, South Korea....Marine artillerymen prepare to fire an M-198 155mm howitzer during exercise Bear Hunt '87. OFFICIAL U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO (RELEASED)

An M-198 155mm howitzer is demonstrated to the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference during their visit to the base

A CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter prepares to airlift a M-198 155mm howitzer. The 10th Marine Regiment are here for a field training exercise with the M-198

Men of the 10th Marine Regiment are airlifted by CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter to the Fort Bragg Army base for field training with the M-198 155mm howitzer

Two CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopters and their crews, stand-by for the completion of the 10th Marine Regiment field training exercise with the M-198 155mm howitzer

A Marine CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter delivers supplies to the 10th Marine Regiment in the field. AN M-198 155mm howitzer is in the foreground

Head on view of a M-198 155mm howitzer in the direct firing position. The 10th Marine Regiment is here for a field training exercise with the M-198

An M-198 155mm howitzer protects a U.S. Marine Corps encampment near Beirut. The Marines have been deployed in Lebanon as part of a multi-national peacekeeping force following confrontation between Israeli forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization

An M-198 155mm howitzer is off loaded from a C-5 Galaxy aircraft at Dong Muong International Airport. The C-5 delivered eight M-198's to the Thai military

A Copperhead laser-guided anti-tank missile fired from a towed M-198 155mm howitzer explodes on a target tank

An M-198 155mm howitzer is towed to the Pohakuloa Training Area for a live-fire exercise conducted by the 1ST Bn., 8th Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division

An M-198 155mm howitzer of the 8th Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, is moved into position by an M-923 5-ton cargo truck during the joint U.S./South Korean Exercise TEAM SPIRIT'85

A Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to lift an M-198 155mm howitzer during an air show

A Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lifts an M-198 155mm howitzer during an air show

Members of Battery B, 1ST Bn., 12th Marines, prepare to fire an M-198 155mm howitzer during Operation Valiant Fire II

Members of Battery C, 1ST Bn., 12th Marines, prepare an M-198 155mm howitzer for a move to another position during operation Valiant Fire II

Members of the 3rd Field Artillery load a powder charge into an M-198 155mm howitzer while participating in a live fire exercise during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

Members of the 3rd Field Artillery stand by as an M-198 155mm howitzer is fired during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

A member of the 3rd Field Artillery stands to an M-198 155mm howitzer while participating in a live fire exercise during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

An M-198 155mm howitzer is fired during the multinational joint service Exercise BRIGHT STAR '85

An M-198 155mm howitzer is fired during the multinational joint service Exercise Bright Star '85

Members of Btry. D, 2nd Bn., 14th Artillery Regt., load an M-198 155mm howitzer during a combined arms exercise

Members of Btry. D, 2nd Bn., 14th Artillery Regt., load an M-198 155mm howitzer during a combined arms exercise

Members of gun crew No. 5, Btry. B, 1ST Bn., 14th Marines, load a round into an M-198 155mm howitzer

Members of the 1ST Battalion, 39th Field Artillery work together to remove an M-198 155mm howitzer from its heavy drop platform in the field during an XVIII Airborne Corps emergency deployment readiness exercise

Members of the 1ST Battalion, 39th Field Artillery work together to remove an M-198 155mm howitzer from its heavy drop platform in the field during an XVIII Airborne Corps emergency deployment readiness exercise

A Marine from Co. K, 4th Bn., 12th Marines, digs in the ground to bury the spade of the M-198 155mm howitzer before the gun can be fired during Operation Bear Hunt '88

Marines of Co. L, 4th Bn., 12th Marines, fire their M-198 155mm howitzer while participating in the regimental firing exercise during Operation Bear Hunt '88

An M-813 5-ton cargo truck pulls an M-198 155mm howitzer across a ribbon bridge during the joint South Korean/U.S. Exercise Team Spirit '88

Members of Btry. L, 4th Bn., 12th Marines, conduct target practice with a M-198 155mm howitzer during the joint Korean-U.S. Exercise Bear Hunt '88

Members of Btry. L, 4th Bn., 12th Marines, load a shell into a M-198 155mm howitzer during the joint Korean-U.S. Exercise Bear Hunt '88

A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter passes overhead as artillery operating in support of soldiers from 4th Bn., 87th Inf., 25th Inf. Div. (Light), set up their M-198 155mm howitzer during the joint Australian/U.S. exercise Kangaroo '89

An M-198 155mm howitzer sits in the well deck of an American dock landing ship (LSD) as vehicles and equipment are staged to be taken ashore on D-day of the combined South Korean/U.S. exercise Team Spirit '90

To gain additional traction in the soft sand, Marines lower the air pressure in the tires on their M-923 5-ton cargo truck and on the carriage of the M-198 155mm howitzer it is towing. The Marines have just driven ashore off of the air cushion landing craft LCAC-18 on D-day of the combined South Korean/U.S. exercise Team Spirit '90

An M-198 155mm howitzer is towed away from the air cushion landing craft LCAC-18 after coming ashore on D-day of the combined South Korean/U.S. exercise Team Spirit '90

Two M-198 155mm howitzer sit in the well deck of an American dock landing ship (LSD) as vehicles and equipment are staged to be taken ashore on D-day of the combined South Korean/U.S. exercise Team Spirit '90

A Marine from Btry. I, 3rd Bn., 11th Marines, loads a propelling charge into an M-198 155mm howitzer during Operation Desert Shield.

John Bloomfield, a civilian employee, grinds down a weld on an M-39 bottom carriage for an M-198 155mm howitzer

Jerry Whittington, a civilian employee, welds a portion of the M-39 top carriage for an M-198 155mm howitzer in Building 212

Jeff Ostrand and Everett Olive, civilian employees at the arsenal, pour armor steel castings for an M-198 155mm howitzer in Building 212W

SGT D. R. Weeks of Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 (MWSS-171), 1ST Marine Aircraft Wing (1ST MAW), looks into the M-137 direct-fire telescope on an M-198 155mm howitzer during the squadron's battle skills training

Leo Harvey, a civilian employee, welds a portion of the cradle for an M-198 155mm howitzer in Building 212W

Marines from Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 (MWSS-171), 1ST Marine Aircraft Wing (1ST MAW), load a round into an M-198 155mm howitzer as the gun's crew, five Marines from Btry. B, 1ST Bn., 12th Marines, watches them closely. The Marines from MWSS-171 are at Camp Fuji for battle skills training

Toby Brown, a civilian employee, applies a coat of paint to the barrel of an M-198 155mm howitzer in the paint booth in Building 208

Dean Dawson, a civilian employee, uses a cutting torch to remove castings from a subassembly of an M-198 155mm howitzer

John Bloomfield, a civilian employee, welds a ring to the top plate of an M-39 bottom carriage for an M-198 155mm howitzer in Building 212

Dwayne Lamp, a civilian employee, grinds down a weld on a subassembly of the top carriage arm for an M-198 155mm howitzer

A Marine artilleryman takes a meal break next to his M-198 155mm howitzer during Operation Desert Storm

Marine artillerymen set up their M-198 155mm howitzer for a fire mission against Iraqi positions during Operation Desert Storm

Marine artillerymen from the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force fire their M-198 155mm howitzer in support of the opening of the ground offensive to free Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm

Marines from Btry. E, 2nd Bn., 10th Marines. perform preventive maintenance on their M-198 155mm howitzer following Operation Desert Storm.

Darrin Moore tests part of the recoil mechanism of an M-198 155mm howitzer at the Rock Island Arsenal

A C Battery, 1ST Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, M-198 155mm howitzer is delivered to a landing zone by an Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter during the joint service artillery exercise Express Sword

A group of visiting officers from Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers, Europe (SHAPE) watch as members of the 2nd Marine Division assemble an M-198 155mm howitzer

Dennis Haut quenches the lunette of an M-198 155mm howitzer M-39 gun mount during the induction hardening process at the Rock Island Arsenal

Larry Williamson prepares to lower the cradle assembly of an M-198 155mm howitzer into a phosphate plating tank at the Rock Island Arsenal

Ron Hill welds an M-198 155mm howitzer gun mount cradle at the Rock Island Arsenal

Dave Soliz welds part of a carriage assembly for the M-198 155mm howitzer at the Rock Island Arsenal

John Krapp welds an M-39 gun cradle sub-assembly for the M-198 155mm howitzer at the Rock Island Arsenal

A tactical truck tows an M-198 155mm howitzer from a utility landing craft from the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA-4) as Marines from Company A, 2nd Amphibian Assault Vehicle Bn., 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, train in an amphibious beach assault exercise in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield

An M-198 155mm howitzer is deployed during an amphibious beach assault exercise by Marines from the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield. In the background, a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter rests on the beach as the Marines set up camp

An M-198 155mm howitzer is towed from a utility landing craft from the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA-4) on a plastic road mat as Marines from Company A, 2nd Amphibian Assault Vehicle Bn., 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, train in an amphibious beach assault exercise in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield

Members of Btry. R, 5th Bn., 10th Marine Regt., position the trails of an M-198 155mm howitzer while setting up an artillery position during the joint service exercise Ocean Venture '93. An AAVP-7A1 assault amphibian vehicle is passing by in the background

Two columns of Marines march past a camouflaged M-198 155mm howitzer position of Btry. R, 5th Bn., 10th Marine Regt., during the joint service exercise Ocean Venture '93

Members of Btry. R, 5th Bn., 10th Marine Regt., set up an M-198 155mm howitzer position during the joint service exercise Ocean Venture '93

An M-198 155mm howitzer is loaded onto a YFU-81 harbor utility craft by a crane prior to it being transported to Vieques Island, Puerto Rico for PURPLE DRAGON, a joint exercise involving B Battery, 1ST Battalion, 377th Artillery Regiment (Air Assault), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune

SPC Anthony Murphy of B Battery, 1ST Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Assault), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, checks the setup of his section's M-198 155mm howitzer during JTFX 98-1 with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

SSG Gregorio Santoni of B Battery, 1ST Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Assault), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, checks the "zero" coordinates on his section's M-198 155mm howitzer which will be used during JTFX 98-1 with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

A muzzle end view of an M-198 155mm howitzer with SGT John Dukes (standing next to tire) and other members of B Battery, 1ST Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Assault), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, storing firing components which will be used during JTFX 98-1 with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

Soldiers from B Battery, 1ST Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment (Air Assault), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, use an M-1083 5-ton truck to pull an M-198 155mm howitzer from the landing craft air cushion (LCAC) vessel, with its air cushions deflated and rear ramp down, which extracted them from Vieques Island during JTFX 98-1. In the background another LCAC with its air cushions deflated can be seen

US Marine Lance Corporal (LCPL), Joseph T. Flamand, 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3D Marine Division, digs a fox hole for his tripod mounted M-240G Automatic Machine Gun. He provides a defensive position for the M-198 155mm Howitzer at Gun Position 10, East Camp Fuji, Japan. This training area is part of the units nine firing day relocation shoot, designed to enhance military occupational specialty proficiency within the artillery field

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire an M 198 155mm howitzer at Umm Qasr, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. 2003. The 15th MEU is deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepare to fire an M 198 155mm howitzer at Umm Qasr, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. 2003. The 15th MEU is deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The US Marine Corps (USMC) M-198 155mm Howitzer gun crew of 4th Battalion, 14th Marines, Mike Battery, Gun 4, left to Right, GUNNERY Sergeant (GYSGT) Justin Grafton, Cannoneer Private First Class (PFC) Matthew Camp, Section CHIEF Sergeant (SGT) Mike Dasher, Cannoneer Lance Corporal (LCPL) Josh Rosenberger, Cannoneer Corporal (CPL) Will McGee, Ammunition Team CHIEF CPL Jonathan Layman and Cannoneer LCPL Jonathan Fox. Marines at Camp Fallujah, Iraq (IRQ), engage enemy targets in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) M-198 155mm Howitzer gun crew from Fox Battery, 7th Field Artillery, fire rounds down range during a fire mission exercise at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Salerno, Afghanistan (AFG), in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM