TITLE

MARINE CORPS WEAPONS & VEHICLES

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jan2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the weapons and vehicles being employed by the U.S. Marine Corps. The M2 is a belt-fed, crew-served heavy machine gun. The basic design of the M2 has been in service since World War II. System improvements have increased performance and accuracy since its first appearance. The Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) is a modified, precision-grade M14 7.62mm rifle. Its range, accuracy and lethality provide units greater operational flexibility and survivability during day or night operations. Marine Corps security police special reaction teams use the DMR for antiterrorism and security missions.
ACCESSION #
16947037

 

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