FRIDAY FOTO (May 13, 2016)

May 13, 2016 at 1:16 am Leave a comment

Woosh!

22nd MEU LAAD Marines fire Stingers

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Ryan G. Coleman

Marines fire stinger simulation rounds aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) in the Atlantic Ocean last month (April 17, 2016). The stinger is part of a group of anti-aircraft weapons known as MANPADS, for Man Portable Air Defense Systems.

The Marines are assigned to Medium Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 264 in the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, which is underway for an amphibious exercise.

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