Apr 1, 2008

An A1M1 Abrams Tank fires a round from its main gun during a training exercise where the Marines used a degraded mode of gunnery at Fort Pickett, Va., Tuesday. The exercise was held to give the Marines of Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment’s tank platoon confidence to know the tanks they were operating would still have the ability to fight even if their primary systems were down.

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