TITLE

MARINE CORPS WEAPONS & VEHICLES

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jan2009, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p116
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on several weapons and vehicles of the U.S. Marine Corps. The M16A2 rifle is a 5.56mm magazine-fed, gas-operated weapon, which has an effective range of more than 600 yards and a magazine capacity of 30 rounds. The MEU (SOC) .45-caliber pistol is a semi-automatic weapon with an effective range of 50 yards and a capacity of eight rounds. The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is a rocket/missile system that fires artillery rockets and munitions.
ACCESSION #
36645361

 

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