Guns and Gear

POTD: Live-Fire Drills With Heavy Equipment

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Pranav Ramakrishna)

Photo Of The Day – where it seems that we’re the intended targets. Beware of incoming fire! Lance Corporal Emmanuel J. Pierre, rifleman, Guard Company, Marine Barracks Washington, engages his target at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Nov 13, 2023. The Marines rehearsed for a live-fire stagnant squad-level attack, with heavy equipment employment and executed live-fire drills afterwards. They employed the M4, M320 grenade launcher, M72 light anti-armor weapon, and the AT4-CS confined space anti-tank weapon systems.

Employing the M72 light anti-armor weapon.

Marines with Guard Company, Marine Barracks Washington, maneuver to contact at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Nov 13, 2023.

Marines with Guard Company, Marine Barracks Washington, engage targets during a night time live-fire drill at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Marines with Guard Company, Marine Barracks Washington, engage targets with blue body grenades.

Marines with Guard Company, Marine Barracks Washington, use the M320 grenade launcher to destroy targets.

Did you ever fire any, some, or all of these firearms? Which one did you like best?


Source: U.S. Marine Corps, photo by Lance Cpl. Pranav Ramakrishna.


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