Apr 19, 2012

A pair of Marines from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, prepare to fire the M224A1 mortar system for the first time. The M224A1 is an updated model of the M224 Legacy with many different features like a new locking mechanism on the bipod, allowing for incredibly stable and accurate fire over a prolonged period without having to readjust the system, which was a problem with the M224 Legacy’s spread cable mechanism.

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