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What is the mission of artillery in the Marine Division?
-To furnish close and continuous fire support by neutralizing, destroying, or suppressing targets that threaten the success of supported units.
What does an artillery regiment consist of?
-Headquartes Battery
-4 Artillery Battalions in the 10th and 11th and 2 Artillery Battalions in the 12th Artillery Regiment
*each with a Headquarters Battery and 3 or 4 Artillery batteries
How many artillery battalions does the 10th and 11th Marine Regiment have?
-4 each
How many artillery battalions does the 12th Marine Regiment have?
-2
How many artillery battalions are there in total?
-10
How many standard artillery tactical missions are there?
-4
Artillery regiment functions are discharged through what?
Which consists of what?
Augmented by what?
-Command group
-Commander and executive staff
-Sufficient technical personnel
Medical personnel in the artillery regiment do what?
-Provide emergency treatment and medical evauation
-Treat minor illness and injury
-Preventive medicine
What is the primary source of fire support for the Marine Division?
-Artillery regiment
The artillery regiment's operations and actions are closely integrated with those of the _________. To be responsive to what?
-Infantry
-Rapidly changing tactical situation
The basic means of ground mobility of the Arillery Regiment is what?
-Organic vehicular transportation
What is the mission of the artillery battalion?
-Furish close and continuous fire support by neutralizing, destroying, or suppressing targets that threaten the success of supporting units.
What does an artillery battalion consist of?
-Headquarters Battery
-3 or 4 artillery batteries
What does the headquarters battery of the Artillery Battalion do?
-Provides EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL to assist the battalion commander in controlling and supporting his battalion.
How many Howitzers does an Artillery Battalion have?
-3 or 4 artillery batteries of 6 Howitzers
What is the basic tactical unit of the artillery regiment?
-Artillery battalion
Artillery battalion has enough firing units to do what?
-Effectively mass its fires and engage several targets simutaneously
What is the primary function of the M777 Howitzer?
-Provide field artillery fire support for a MAGTF organizations
What is the bore diameter of the M777 Howitzer
-155 MM
What is the maximum rate of fire for the M777 Howitzer?
- 5-8 rounds per minute
What is the sustained rate of fire for the M777 Howitzer?
-2 rounds per minute
What is the crew for the M777 Howitzer?
- 5 enlisted
What is the maximum effective range of the M777 Howitzer with conventional ammunition?
- 22.5-30 km
What is the maximum effective range of the M777 Howitzer with rocket assisted projectiles?
- 30-40 km