A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), shoots at targets with an M240B machine gun from a light armored vehicle during a live-fire exercise as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2014. Eager Lion is a recurring, multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships, increase interoperability between partner nations and enhance regional security. The 22nd MEU is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Hazard/Released)
After delivering U.S. Soldiers and Iraq dignitaries to their final destinations, Crew Chief Sgt. Fred Oser, A. Co. 2-25, Combat Aviation Brigade, attached to 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, dismounts the 240 Bravo Machine Guns from the UH-60 Black Hawk used during the morning’s mission to several Combined Security Checkpoints in the Ninewa Province, Iraq, July 2, 2010.
Looking through the sight of his 240B machine gun, a paratrooper with the 2nd Security Force Assistance Brigade, pulls security while a search continues for a hidden weapons cache, during a training exercise, Mar., 17. The 2d Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, is conducting numerous training exercises as part of a rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Seth Laughter, 2SFAB PAO NCOIC)
Specialist Buell of 1/172nd Mountain CAV prepares to zero one of four M240B machine guns during a gunnery training exercise at Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho, Vermont. The training aimed at improving soldiers’ ability to cope with cold weather weapons manipulations.
U.S. Marines and the Australian Defense Force conduct medium machine gun training with the 240 B during Exercise Crocodile Strike in Northern Australia on Aug. 22, 2015. (Photo credit to Kathryn Howard/Released). #usmc #AustralianDefenseForce #marinecorps #240b #pillageandburn