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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

1

How many artillery battalions are there?

​Four in 10th & 11th regiments and two in the 12 ​regiment

2

The M777 can be helo-lifted by?

​CH-46, CH-53D, CH-53E or MV-22

3

The M777 can be air lifted by?

​C-5, C-17, C-130 and C-141

4

An artillery battalion consists of what batteries?

HQ and firing

5

Artillery battalions have how many firing batteries?

3-4 of six howitzers

6

Marine artillery currently employs what type of Howitzer?

M198 155mm towed

7

What is the primary function of the M777 howitzer?

​Provides field artillery fire support for all Marine Corps ​Air Ground Task Force organizations

8

What is the bore diameter of the M777?

155mm

9

What is the rate of fire on M777?

​Max: 4 RPM, Sustained: 2 RPM

10

How many crew members on the M777?

9 enlisted

11

What is the max effective range for conventional ammo on M777?

22,400m

12

What is the max effective range for rocket assisted projectiles on M777?

30,000m