Flashcards in ch 117 Marine Artillery Fundamentals Deck (10)
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
What are the three artillery regiments?
10th, 11th, 12th
What does the artillery battalion?
3-4 firing batteries
What weapons system does the artillery battalion employ?
M198 towed howitzer
What is the bore diameter of the M198?
What is the maximum rate of fire for the M198?
4 rounds per minute
What is a sustained rate of fire for the M198?
2 rounds per minute
What is the crew size for the M198?
What is the max effective range with conventional ammo for the M198?
22,400 meters (13.92 miles)