Infantry Drills

E-57: Fire Power Advantages

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E-57. Armament may include an M2/M2A1 .50-caliber heavy machine gun, an MK19 automatic grenade launcher, or an M240-series medium machine gun mounted on either an objective gunner’s protection kit or operated from inside the vehicle using an M153-series common remote operated weapons station (CROWS). Ambulance variants are equipped with a M249 squad automatic machine gun for self-protection. (Refer to table E-2 (page E-6) for more information on weapons, ammunition, and targets pertaining to the MRAP.)

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