US Army Using Its Best Armor – Combined Live-Fire Exercise

U.S. Army Soldiers,116 Brigade Engineer Battalion, conduct a combined live-fire training exercise at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, California, utilizing their M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks, M1150 “The Shredder” Clearing Vehicle(equipped with a plough and line charges), and M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Female tank platoon leader communicates with her teams over the radio as the Armor fire on simulated targets.

NTC is a month-long rotation that provides more than 4,000 service members from 31 states, including units from 13 National Guard states and territories, with realistic training to enhances their skills and builds Unit and Soldier proficiency to provide commanders with a well trained and ready force.

Credits: U.S. Army videos by Spc. Hannah Hawkins

Thumbnail Credit: U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Alisha Grezlik

The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

Derivative works: Military Archive

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