Marines conduct fast rope insertion training using CH-46E Sea Knight helicopters from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 Reinforced. The training is to raise the proficiency of the Marines in the insertion technique. Includes sound bites from Sgt. Daniel Lopez, Squad Leader for 1st Platoon.
Heckler & Koch was awarded a competitive contract to produce the U.S. Marine Corps' new Infantry Automatic Rifle (IAR). The formal "Full Rate Production" announcement by the Marines caps a competition that began more than three years ago.
An affordable reproduction of a scope used by Carlos Hathcock is now available.