Flashcards in 116-Artillery Deck (13):
What is the mission of artillery in the Marine division?
To furnish close and continuous fire support by neutralizing, destroying, or suppressing targets that threaten the success of the supported unit
How many artillery battalions are there?
Four in 10th & 11th regiments and two in the 12 regiment
The M777 can be helo-lifted by?
CH-46, CH-53D, CH-53E or MV-22
The M777 can be air lifted by?
C-5, C-17, C-130 and C-141
An artillery battalion consists of what batteries?
HQ and firing
Artillery battalions have how many firing batteries?
3-4 of six howitzers
Marine artillery currently employs what type of Howitzer?
M198 155mm towed
What is the primary function of the M777 howitzer?
Provides field artillery fire support for all Marine Corps Air Ground Task Force organizations
What is the bore diameter of the M777?
What is the rate of fire on M777?
Max: 4 RPM, Sustained: 2 RPM
How many crew members on the M777?
What is the max effective range for conventional ammo on M777?