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1

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

2

What are the three artillery regiments?

10th, 11th, 12th

3

What does the artillery battalion?

headquarters battery
3-4 firing batteries

4

What weapons system does the artillery battalion employ?

M198 towed howitzer

5

What is the bore diameter of the M198?

155mm

6

What is the maximum rate of fire for the M198?

4 rounds per minute

7

What is a sustained rate of fire for the M198?

2 rounds per minute

8

What is the crew size for the M198?

9 enlisted

9

What is the max effective range with conventional ammo for the M198?

22,400 meters (13.92 miles)

10

What is the max effective range for the M198 with rocked assisted projectiles?

30,000 meters (18.64 miles)