Exercise in Precision

Pryor, Mike
March 2007
Soldiers;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p32
This article describes a heavy-drop exercise on Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. The goals during the exercise were speed and proper execution. The exercise was participated by the Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment. The standard of the unit for field exercises is to have an airdropped howitzer calibrated, positioned and ready to fire within 15 minutes during the day and 25 minutes at night.


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