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Fort Campbell 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment soldiers conduct Avenger training

 

Written by Spc. Joseph Green
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, conducted an Avenger ground gunnery familiarization range August 17th to August 20th at Fort Campbell, KY, firing their Avenger air defense system mounted M3P .50 caliber machine guns at ground targets.

A modified .50 caliber machine gun, the M3P is a single barrel high rate-of-fire weapon capable of being fired and cleared remotely.

Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, fire the Avenger air defense system mounted M3P .50 caliber machine gun at ground targets during an Avenger ground gunnery range Aug. 19 at Fort Campbell, Ky. Seven Avenger crews were table XIII certified during the training. (Spc. Joseph Green 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, fire the Avenger air defense system mounted M3P .50 caliber machine gun at ground targets during an Avenger ground gunnery range Aug. 19 at Fort Campbell, Ky. Seven Avenger crews were table XIII certified during the training. (Spc. Joseph Green 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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